Rare sponge reef and coral species found off west coast of Ireland

July 25th, 2018 A team of Irish marine scientists may have discovered a new species of coral in the deep ocean off Ireland’s west coast. The...

Science Foundation Ireland announces €43m investment in marine and terrestrial research projects

22nd September 2017  Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is set to invest a total of €43m across 26 research projects over the next five years. The funding,...

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...

Millions expected to make Friday climate protest the largest in history

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Experts tell Oireachtas Committee of concerns over UK’s planned nuclear expansion

May 1st, 2018 Irish and International experts warn Oireachtas Committee about serious deficiencies in the UK’s assessment of plans to expand its nuclear power program...

Analysis: WRI data suggests emissions have already ‘peaked’ in 49 countries

To avoid dangerous levels of global warming, the international community has pledged to limit global temperature rise to less than 2C above pre-industrial levels. This...

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