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July 26th, 2019 One of the island’s largest peat operators has ceased harvesting following a High Court ruling to temporarily suspend new regulations to remove large-scale...

200,000 European citizens sign landmark petition calling on the EU to protect soil

September 19th, 2017 The Irish branch of the European-wide People4Soil campaign has smashed its national quota for an official EU petition calling on the European...

A necessary evil? the farming view on glyphosate

August 8th, 2018 The license for glyphosate was renewed for five years last November by the European Commission. The active ingredient in the Glyphosate is the...

What the experts want from GE2020 – Cyclist.ie

February 4th, 2020 Over the past three weeks, as in all election cycles, we have become accustomed to the knock at the door from canvassers or candidates...

Only five per cent chance of meeting Paris Agreement target, new US-based study finds

August 2nd, 2017 There is only a five per cent chance of meeting the Paris Agreement target of limiting the increase in global temperature to...

Ireland totally off track to meet climate targets and decarbonise by 2050

July 25th, 2018 Ireland is far off track to meet either its 2020 or 2030 climate targets or to decarbonise the economy as planned by...

Ireland’s first bee-friendly roundabout set up in Cork

August 14th, 2018 Ireland’s first pollinators-friendly roundabout set up in Co Cork aims to support Ireland’s ailing bee population and raise awareness of their plight...

Action needed to meet national and international conservation targets, new report finds

December 6th, 2017 More action is needed if Ireland is to meet its national, European and international conservation targets, the latest National Biodiversity Indicators report...

COVID19 emissions drop ‘no substitute’ for climate action

March 23rd, 2020 Any COVID-19 triggered emission reductions cannot substitute concerted climate action, the World Meteorological Organization has said.  The UN climate body has warned that while there...

Brexit: NGO coalition calls on Barnier to stress need for cross-border environmental solution

April 27th, 2018 An environmental coalition has called on Michel Barnier to stress the need for a solution to the border issue post-Brexit that maintains full...

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