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Dublin, Ireland
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Sweden is setting the standard for recycling & waste management – Bord Bia

William McGrath, Stockholm Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Waste reduction and recycling are one of the major issues that faces our generation. Every...
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Three ways to (re)ignite your environmental mojo – Greenside Up

Is your environmental mojo waning? Are you losing the will to get out there and campaign, to fight the battle for nature as major...
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Coillte and NPWS host Biodiversity Information Day on raised bog restoration

Coillte and the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, hosted a Biodiversity Information Day in...
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Troubling thoughts, food security and serious challenges ahead – Stiofán Nutty

As I write rain is falling here in Fingal. 8.2mm has fallen in the past 4 hours. The first significant rain that we’ve had...
Spraying pesticides in the field.

Pesticides in food: latest figures remain steady | European Food Safety Authority

Europeans continue to eat food that is largely free of pesticide residues or which contains levels of residues within legal limits, the latest monitoring...
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8 Green Flag Awards for OPW Parks

The Office of Public Works (OPW) recently welcomed the news that eight OPW parks will receive the Green Flag Award for 2018. The Green...
Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes | TED Talk

Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes | TED Talk

What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the...
Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air | TED Talk

Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air | TED Talk

Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in...
Phoenix Park - courtesy Irish Air Corps

OPW’s Phoenix Park wins prestigious Gold International Large Parks Award

The Phoenix Park in Dublin is one of only two parks in the world to receive a prestigious Gold Award in the Inaugural International...
Forest fires

Coillte issues advice to public as national forest fire warning in place this week...

The Department of Agriculture has issued a RED warning for fires this week due to current dry conditions and forecast high temperatures. Temperatures are due to...