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The World’s Two Largest Supertrawlers Spotted Fishing off the West Coast

The supertrawler MV Margaris has been joined by the Annelies Ilena in fishing off the the North West Coast of Ireland today, respectively the 2nd largest and largest fishing vessels in the world. It has been reported by marine activists, that the Dutch registered Annelies Ilena, formerly known as the ‘Atlantic Dawn’ has entered Irish waters and is fishing along …

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Is cooperation the key?

The Convergence Festival, which this year explores the value of cooperatives in solving economic and social challenges, kicked off this week. Across the country events are being held where you can explore the methods and systems behind co-ops and the huge value they can have for society and the environment.

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Food Waste and Food Rescue

Food waste and food security are growing global issues. Every year a third of all food produced is wasted. According to the UN, if food waste was reduced by 25%, this would be enough to feed all those malnourished globally.

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Launch of new website: BioWeb.ie

Bioweb is a site designed and used by anyone with an interest in the natural world with focus on, students and graduates in environmental, zoological and botanical-related streams to promote their work and themselves.

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An Taisce questions filming of new Star Wars on Skelligs

An Taisce are seeking information on how the World Heritage Site Skellig Michael is being used for filming without the impact on the bird life and the environment being assessed. Last week, An Taisce The National Trust for Ireland wrote to Minister Heather Humphreys TD with queries on the proposed accommodation of another round of filming of Star Wars on …