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COP23: Female farmers on the climate change front-lines

November 16th, 2017 Severe flooding, coastal disasters, and other unpredictable severe weather event are just some of the impacts of climate change spelled out in detailed over the past week at COP23 in Bonn, Germany. In the direct line of such extreme weather variations on …

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Europe feeling the heat of our changing climate

November 14th, 2017 The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) tells us that 2017 will be one of the warmest years on record, with many disastrous events including drought, floods, and heat waves taking place across the globe. While it is abundantly clear that climate change is …

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Food waste: Fuel for the fight against food poverty?

September 25th, 2017 Taking center stage at last weekend’s Vegfest, Virginia O’Gara wowed the audience at Ireland’s annual vegan festival with her hands-on Kimchi demo, explaining all the wonders of the world of fermentation. The co-owner of My Goodness, an ethical, raw vegan company, Virginia …

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How can you influence environmental policy?

13th September 2017 Have you ever wanted your actions on environmental matters to have a greater impact at a local level? You can make a difference for the environment through your Public Participation Network. There are many people here in Ireland that do a great deal …