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20 August 2020  A little after 4pm yesterday, as Storm Ellen made its way towards the coast, Cork County Council announced that a Status Red...

Consultation process opens for Marine Protected Areas

19 August 2020  A consultation process for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has been announced by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and will...

Human-induced change could affect as much as half of the world’s oceans

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Cork Councillor calls on Minister Coveney to bring Ringaskiddy incinerator issue to Cabinet

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Open call for local rewetting schemes officially launches

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Ability to appeal forestry decisions is “compromised” in new Draft Bill

17 August 2020  The public’s ability to appeal forestry decisions is compromised in a new Draft Heads of Bill, environmental NGOs have warned.  The Environmental Pillar,...

Coal-generated elecricity falls by almost a third in the EU

14 August 2020  The EU has reduced its coal-generated electricity usage by almost a third in the first half of 2020, new analysis reveals.  A report...

New native woodlands scheme for public land officially launches

12 August 2020  A new scheme for the planting of native woodland species on public land was officially launched today by the Department of Agriculture.  The...

New study draws a link between winter air pollution and stroke in Dublin

12 August 2020  Higher levels of air pollution in winter is linked to increased stroke hospitalisations in Dublin, according to new research.  A study led by...

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