Should Ireland allow Northern Irish fishing vessels in Irish waters? Christchurch’s screening of Atlantic...

28th March 2017 Christchurch’s Sun Sea and Soil event came to a close last night with a screening of Atlantic, a documentary highlighting the difficulties...

Irish Wildlife Trust speaks out against devastating weekend wild fires

27th March 2017 Irish Wildlife Trust released a statement today commenting on the alarming number of wild fires they have recorded since  Friday and urged...

Green Schools turn up heat on climate change with new programme

27th March 2017 Green Schools National Climate Change Action & Awareness programme was launched as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action last week The...

Bridgefoot Park and An Taisce’s Green Community Programme building bridges between communities #People4Soil

24thMarch 2017 The story of Oliver Bond’s residents and of their efforts to have a derelict site transformed from a waste land of urban squalor...

Celebrate 10 years of climate action this Earth Hour

22nd March 2017 This year Earth Hour is celebrating its 10th anniversary. It will see people all around the globe simultaneously taking action against climate...

Global Action Plan’s water explorer school wins big with WAFA award. #WorldWaterDay

March 22th 2017 Convent of Mercy National School in Kanturk, Cork became the first group in Ireland to be awarded the Water, Air, and Food...

Ireland’s leading horticulturalist warns against soil fertility crisis #People4Soil

22nd March 2017 Klaus Laitenberger, acclaimed organic gardener and horticulturalist, warned a packed crowd at Christchurch Cathedral’s that soil damage is as big a threat...

Here’s how to save water in your home to celebrate World Water Day!

22nd March 2017 Today is World Water Day! To mark the day we’re sharing a list of ways you can reduce water consumption in your...

What is the Circular Economy and how can it help?

20th March 2017 The EU has been making moves towards a circular economy. Recently they voted to back legislation which aims for at least 70%...

Four Facts about Today’s Spring Equinox

20th March 2017 What is an Equinox? Equinox means equal night in Latin and, according to the good people at NASA, “The equinox marks the onset...

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