EU consider move to cut Irish fertiliser use over concerns for rivers and lakes

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text] 15th February 2017 [/cs_text][cs_text class=”cs-ta-justify”]In a move aimed at protecting Irish rivers, lakes and estuaries, the European Commission is considering removing special allowances on fertiliser use given to farmers, known as Read more…

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”.