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New Climate Ambassador Programme launched by An Taisce

September 21st, 2017 A new scheme to find a new generation of climate ambassadors from across schools, campuses and the wider community in Ireland has been launched. The new Climate Ambassador Programme, run by An Taisce’s Environmental Education Unit, was launched on Monday, 18 September. This exciting new …

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New fee set to be introduced to fund tyre disposal scheme

September 19th, 2017 The Government is set to introduce a new tyre disposal fee as part of regulation to crack down on illegal tyre dumping and bring greater transparency to the industry. Announced this week by the Environment Minister, Denis Naughten, TD, the Waste Management …

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ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards 2018 launched

September 18th, 2017 ECO-UNESCO today launched the Young Environmentalists Awards 2018 calling on Ireland’s greenest teens to step up and take action in their communities over the next year. Now in its 19th year, this award scheme sees teenagers working together on projects to provide …

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Our duty to stop oil exploration in Irish waters

September 18th, 2017 Last week, one of Ireland’s prominent oil and gas exploration companies, Providence Resources, revealed that their latest oil-drilling exploit in Irish waters hit a snag, or water in fact. In July, Providence began drilling in Porcupine Basin, 220km off the southwest coast, …