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Public concern over the sale of 5,000 acres of the Dublin Mountains by NAMA

This reservoir located within the Dublin mountains is a crucial link between Dublin City and the Wicklow Mountains and has seen generations of people utilize the area for passive and active recreation and for its visual amenity. The topography and planning constraints demonstrate how this area is unsuitable for commercial development. This environmental, recreational and cultural asset should be protected for long-term public enjoyment as part of Wicklow Mountains National Park.

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Agricultural biodiversity loss is one of the greatest challenge of our time

28th of July, 2016 Over the last few years we have been experiencing great agrobiodiversity loss. Agrobiodiversity is the agricultural biodiversity meaning plants, vegetables, fruits… According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), we have lost 3/4 of the genetic diversity of plants during the 20th century and today human diet is based on 12 plant species and 14 animal species. …

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Hilary Clinton’s choice of running mate, Tim Kaine, is good for the planet

Irish American senator Tim Kaine was chosen recently by Hilary Clinton to be her running partner. The Vice Presidency is the second highest position within the executive branch of the United States after the President. The Vice President has a strong influence over the decisions made by the President. This has a significant affect over what happens within the US and abroad including Ireland.

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All-time Hottest Temperature for the Eastern Hemisphere set last week

July 26th, 2016 Last Thursday, the all-time heat record for the Eastern Hemisphere of 54°C  was set in Kuwait. Some meteorologists suggest that it may even be the hottest verified temperature on the planet. Surprisingly, however, this story received very little mainstream media coverage. The all-time heat record for the Eastern Hemisphere was set yesterday: 129.2 F (54C) in Kuwait https://t.co/WvfquIvvdW Kind of …

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The power of consumption

21th of June 2016 New technology has brought us some very useful tools. Various apps are available on smartphones to guide you during your shopping. They will indicate to you the composition of certain products, their origin and to what multi national groups the brands belong to. Boycott is one of them, thank to it you can learn more about …