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10,000 years of Natural Heritage at Girley Bog

To celebrate Heritage Week 2016, the Irish Peatlands Conservation Council (IPCC) are hosting a guided nature walk on Girley Bog, County Meath, this Sunday, 28th August.

Participants will enjoy the wonderful wildlife supported by this raised bog and the bog pools within it. Guides will help visitors to identify many of the plants and animals that are typical to this rare habitat, which is a designated Natural Heritage Area.

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Have you got what it takes to make people go green?

Environmental charity Global Action Plan are looking for someone to coordinate their environmental behaviour change programmes. The role of Programme Development Coordinator will work on a range of programmes delivered by the organisation to deliver, evaluate and improve the work they do.

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Rio 2016: 5 reasons the ‘Green games for a Blue Planet’ has failed to deliver

In its 2009 bid to host this year’s Olympic games, Rio aspired to host a “Green games for a Blue Planet”, committing to offsetting carbon emissions from those travelling to the games, reducing congestion on the roads, cleaning up local water bodies, improving amenities in the favelas and preserving nature. Seven years later, and with the Olympics in full swing, the Brazilian capital has fallen short on delivering the “most sustainable games in history”.