Protests held at Brazilian embassy over Amazon fires

Extinction Rebellion and teenage climate activists from Fridays For Future gathered outside Brazil’s embassy in Dublin and consul office in Cork city today to...

Brazil backslide on Amazon protection puts Mercosur deal at risk, Varadkar

August 23rd, 2019 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned that Ireland will vote against the EU-Mercosur trade deal if Brazil’s backsliding on the conservation of the Amazon rainforest...

Brazilian embassy under fire for Amazon response

August 23rd, 2019 The Brazilian embassy in Ireland has come under fire for its social media response to the unprecedented rate of fires burning across...

Ireland threatens to block Mercosur trade deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

Leo Varadkar said Ireland could vote against the free trade deal between South American countries and the EU over deforestation and wildfires concerns The post...

Stark assessment points to continued decline of key habitats

August 22nd, 2019 The majority of EU-protected habitats in Ireland are in bad condition, a detailed analysis by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS)...

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