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Life in Syntropy, the Benefits of Agroforestry

The video below explores the benefits of agroforestry, a regenerative management system of agriculture that is productive and profitable and most importantly can be replicated anywhere else including Ireland regardless of climate, soil conditions and acreage.

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Revisiting the Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change

The Pope’s 2015 Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ (‘Praise be to you’) took the environmental movement by storm on its publication last June. As many Christians celebrate Holy Week this week, we revisit the influential publication and the powerful environmental message that it brings

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A gallery of flowers that bloom around Easter

Flowers blooming are the perfect representation of the Easter season, a period known for renewal. This is a gallery that presents a variety of native Irish flowers that bloom around Easter. A major source for the information in this article came from the Wildflowers of Ireland website.

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A gallery of extinct Irish animals from St Patrick’s time

To commemorate St Patrick’s day we have created a compilation of mammals that have become extinct in Ireland since the fifth century when St Patrick was still alive. Quite a few of these animals disappeared from Ireland hundreds of years ago, while others only died out recently. Some of the species mentioned are still alive today in other parts of Europe and the world, but others have become completely extinct from this world. All the animals in list have become extinct in Ireland due to human activity. Hopefully analyzing how these animals became extinct can be used to preserve wildlife that currently inhabit Ireland, Europe and the world.