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Critical changes to Forestry Bill are needed to safeguard our natural assets

The Environmental Pillar met with the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine on the 28th of January to […]

Irish Wildlife Trust concerned that Badgers are now under serious threat in Ireland

The Irish badger cull has to date resulted in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) killing over one […]

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Draft Peatland Strategy treats science as something to be bargained away or traded against

Responding today to the release of the Draft Peatlands Strategy, An Taisce has said that the Draft National Peatlands Strategy […]

Guarded welcome for Deenihan peat plans

The environmental group that petitioned the European Commission to ensure peatland preservation today gave a guarded welcome to the publication […]

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Chance to turn around the poor status of our marine environment

The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) has made a submission to the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) Article 19 Report published […]

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Invitation to launch of Coastwatch Autumn 2013 Survey Results

You are warmly invited to join Coastwatch and Minister Phil Hogan in launching the Coastwatch Autumn 2013 All Ireland Survey […]

Court cases crippling Freedom of Information

According to the environmental group Friends of the Irish Environment – NAMA and other complex legal cases requiring outside expertise […]

An Taisce criticises Government’s low carbon roadmap

Urgent energy demand reduction and legally binding greenhouse gas (GHG) limits are essential for humanity’s long-term survival An Taisce, The […]

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An Taisce asks that Kilkenny house be declared a National Monument

Expert report says that house warrants National Monument designation An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland, has written to […]

English High Court finds against An Taisce in Hinkley Point Case

20 December 2013:  The High Court of England and Wales handed down its judgment today in An Taisce’s case regarding […]

Top Tips for A Green Christmas from the IPCC

Christmas doesn’t have to be a burden on the environment. With a little effort and imagination, we can reduce the […]

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Connemara fish farm resumption ‘illegal’

Latest Connemara fish farm could lead to EU daily fines Government reported to EU An environmental group has reported the […]

Feasta describes Troika exit as “a piece of theatre obscuring our real challenges”

Feasta describes Troika exit as “a piece of theatre obscuring our real challenges” Exit of troika simply indicates a transfer […]

Cloughjordan’s Eco Neighbourhood Wins at International Awards for Liveable Communities in China

The Ecovillage in Cloughjordan, County Tipperary has just won a Gold Medal Award at the 2013 International Awards for Liveable […]

A new path to environmental information

Gaining access to environmental information held by the Spanish Government can sometimes be an odyssey. In 2012 the Galician organization […]

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Wicklow Grey Seal Cara, to be released to the Wild Sunday 8th of December

Cara is a beautiful grey seal pup, now well fleshed and fit for release despite her inexperience. She was rescued […]

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IWT raises concerns for conservation of Roaring Water Bay in Cork

The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) welcomes the assessment of aquaculture and fishing activities in Roaring Water Bay in Cork but […]

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Job opportunity – Education Officer ECO-UNESCO

ECO-UNESCO is looking for Education Officer. ECO-UNESCO’s ‘Learning to Change Our World’ is a programme funded by the World Wise Schools […]

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Tipperary Green Neighbourhood Nominated for UN Liveable Community Award

The Ecovillage in Cloughjordan in County Tipperary has succeeded in progressing to the finals stage of the 2013 United Nations’ […]

Celebrating the One World Project and our local/global communities

During One World Week (16-24 November), the Organic Centre in Leitrim is celebrating its One World ‘Gardening for Life’Project, an […]

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An Taisce queries legality of Bord na Móna’s bog licences

An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland – has written to the EPA to question the small number of […]

Consultation on Low Carbon Roadmap

Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte T.D., launched a public consultation to invite views on reducing carbon emissions from the electricity sector […]

Workshops in Galway and Dublin on your rights to information, participation and justice on all matters related to your environment

Upcoming workshops to help you with your rights Galway – November 30 Dublin  – December 7 Have you found yourself […]

Seeing Biodiversity in the Bog of Allen

In the Bog of Allen Region of Kildare, a new nature trail amenity encompasssing three biodiversity hot spots aims to […]