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20th March 2017 Fossil fuel divestment and sustainable choices will be the focus of NUI Galway’s Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Society’s third...

The History of the Shamrock – From Saint Patrick to Campion’s ‘Wild Irish’ to...

March 16, 2017 The Shamrock is both a national symbol of Ireland and the emblem of the Irish People. In addition to this, the shamrock...

European Parliament calls for Arctic ban on use of dirtiest shipping fuel

16th March 2017 Sustainable Transport group, Transport & Environment (T&E) are insisting today’s EU call for a ban on the use of heavy-fuel oil (HFO) by...

Grounding Irish Identidy: Mother Nature and preserving Mother Ireland

16th March 2017 Melanie Phillip’s comments in The Times that Ireland’s claim of nationhood was “tenuous” caused quite the furore, with even the Irish ambassador...

NCAD Community Garden supports People4Soil!

15th March 2017 Thanks to Giulia Caesar and Martin Obst, of NCAD Community Garden in Dublin 8, for supporting the People4Soil campaign! People4Soil: Ireland’s Soils Need...

Zero Waste Guru delivers inspirational talk to crowded hall in Dublin

14th March 2017 Bea Johnson, zero waste guru, blogger and author of the acclaimed, Zero Waste Home, gave a presentation on her environmentally-friendly ethos and...

Drones and CCTV to be used in new anti-dumping initiative

13th March 2017 A new initiative to tackle illegal dumping of household waste has been launched today in Ballinasloe, Galway, by Minister for Communications, Climate Action...

Get Down and Dirty with Soil – Take the Soil Quiz!

Start the quiz! About the Author David Hayden David is a contributor to the Green News. He has a Bachelor's Degree in International Business and French from...

Food waste initiatives set up to stop the rot

13th March 2017 Ireland’s first ever action group on food waste in the retail sector was established last week along with a series of measures...

Residents fear for the destruction of ancient kelp forests in Bantry Bay

13th March 2017 Residents of Bantry Bay have been shocked by the discovery of a planned mechanical kelp harvest in the waters along the Beara...

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