Since mid-January, 29 sperm whales have died on beaches in the Netherlands, France, Germany and Britain. They are thought by experts to be members of the same pod, a group of young males migrating south from subpolar waters. Its unclear why these sperm whales entered these shallow waters, given that they are deep-sea mammals and are can easily become disoriented if they get into shallow water.
In the final analysis of the environmental protection and climate mitigation policies to which political parties commit in their manifestos, we examine the Labour party and the Green party.
February 25th, 2016 A two day course on Education for sustainable development – an environmental perspective, organised by ECO-UNESCO, will …
The call for a more dramatic civil response to our government’s and institution’s failure to act on climate change follows on from December’s U.N. conference in Paris, about which the Dáil fasters have doubts and reservations as to whether or not it will deliver.
VIDEO: Finally… politicians speak about the environmentView Post
February 19th, 2016 With one week to go to polling day, all parties and candidates are now on the home …
In an effort to break the silence on the topics of environment and climate change thus far in the general election campaign, Young Friends of the Earth and The Environmental Pillar hosted a hustings at Wynn’s hotel in Dublin, last night. If achieving trending status on twitter is anything to go by, this was certainly achieved and #GE16Environment finally made it onto the agenda.
Endangered Marsh Fritillary Butterfly given a helping handView Post
With people taking to the polls in just over a week, we continue to highlight and examine the environmental objectives and goals of our nation’s parties. Today’s diary entry focuses on Sinn Fein, who have put an emphasis on flood defences in their manifesto alongside other policies pertaining to renewable energy and energy costs.
Following a leader’s debate in which the environment or climate change received no mention, we must continue to delve into the back pages of manifesto documents to establish what policies are being put forward by the next Dáil hopefuls. Today’s Election Diary examines the content of Fianna Fáil’s manifesto for robust environmental policies.