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Critical changes to Forestry Bill are needed to safeguard our natural assets
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The Environmental Pillar met with the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine on the 28th of January to […]

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Irish Wildlife Trust concerned that Badgers are now under serious threat in Ireland
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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
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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
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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
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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
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You are warmly invited to join Coastwatch and Minister Phil Hogan in launching the Coastwatch Autumn 2013 All Ireland Survey […]

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Court cases crippling Freedom of Information
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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
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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
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Expert report says that house warrants National Monument designation An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland, has written to […]

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

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Top Tips for A Green Christmas from the IPCC
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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’
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Latest Connemara fish farm could lead to EU daily fines Government reported to EU An environmental group has reported the […]

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

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Cloughjordan’s Eco Neighbourhood Wins at International Awards for Liveable Communities in China
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland – has written to the EPA to question the small number of […]

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

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Workshops in Galway and Dublin on your rights to information, participation and justice on all matters related to your environment
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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
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In the Bog of Allen Region of Kildare, a new nature trail amenity encompasssing three biodiversity hot spots aims to […]