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Land degradation from human activities reaches critical levels

May 8th, 2018 Land degradation caused by human activities is worsening worldwide and has reached critical levels, according to an assessment conducted by over 100 experts from 45 countries. The three-year assessment conducted by Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) outlines …

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Irish climate case discussed at UN climate talks in Bonn

April 7th, 2018 Friends of the Irish Environment appeared at the UN climate talks in Bonn to discuss its “landmark” climate case against the Irish Government. Speaking at the talks this afternoon, FiE’s Sadhbh O’Neill, who travelled overland to Bonn, discussed the environmental group’s legal …

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Earth Day 2018 calls for end of all single-use plastics

April 19th, 2018 Global call to support the effort to eliminate single-use plastics set to be the main driver during Earth Day 2018 this Sunday. Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, announced that Earth Day 2018 will focus on mobilizing the world …

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DCU set to launch new climate change Masters course

April 18th, 2018 The first round of applications for Dublin City University’s new course on climate change in policy, media, and society is set to close this month. The new MSc in Climate Change: Policy, Media, and Society will examine how societies can respond to climate …