Should Ireland allow Northern Irish fishing vessels in Irish waters? Christchurch’s screening of Atlantic...

28th March 2017 Christchurch’s Sun Sea and Soil event came to a close last night with a screening of Atlantic, a documentary highlighting the difficulties...

NASA tests observing capability on Hawaii's coral reefs

NASA coral reef studies in Hawaii this winter will help scientists understand this unique environment. Credit: NOAA. NASA pulled off a scientific double play in...

Irish Wildlife Trust speaks out against devastating weekend wild fires

27th March 2017 Irish Wildlife Trust released a statement today commenting on the alarming number of wild fires they have recorded since  Friday and urged...

Guest post: Adapting to climate change through ‘managed retreat’

Miyuki Hino is a doctoral student at Stanford University specialising in climate change risks and adaptation decisions. The towns of Grantham in Queensland in Australia...

Brazilian Amazon to ditch diesel for clean energy

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