“Dredging is not always the solution for flooding. It may help to sort out a local problem but it may also transport the problem downstream, sometimes from rural to urban areas where the damage on properties and economic activities can be much higher.”
‘We have to see this flooding in the context of climate change’ expert warnsView Post
The population of golden eagles in Ireland is in a “critical” situation and are facing starvation, according to the Golden Eagle Trust. The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) is urging Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney and Fine Gael politician and the Minister for Arts, …
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 …
The Environmental Pillar have warned that a number of measures in Budget 2016 do not effectively prepare the country for a low carbon future.
Information about what to plant in October.
An Taisce to appeal N86 Dingle caseView Post
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.
LANUGO: Film about the world’s first law protecting a wild species available onlineView Post
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.