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Marine Institute announces new shellfish safety monitoring website

August 31, 2017 The Marine Institute has launched a new user-friendly safety reporting website to provide the most up-to-date information available on shellfish and finfish production areas. The new website will provide information to regulatory authorities, producers, processors, hospitality industry, public health officials, and the general …

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Grassroots movement helping Caribbean reefs to recover

August 25th, 2017 In a rare piece of good news on the status of our coral reefs, a new report has documented the spectacular recovery of reefs in Belize thanks to a grassroots movement bringing together scientists, environmentalists, fishermen and tour operators. The Healthy Reefs …

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EPA orders Council to investigate potential contamination of River Nore

August 4th, 2017 Ireland’s environmental watchdog has ordered Kilkenny County Council to investigate potential contamination of the River Nore by discharge from a Council street sweeping truck. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called for the investigation after video footage emerged of a street sweeping truck …