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Our brand new Compost for Nature guide is now available! For years, the garden and landscape industry has been selling us peat moss as “compost.” In reality, this is peat-moss that is nutrient-poor and bad for our peatlands. The good news is that there is another more sustainable way to nurture soil health AND reduce waste - composting!
Wildlife photographer Gustavo Zoladz reflects on discovering An Taisce's 'The Grove' wildlife sanctuary in the heart of Dublin 4 during the COVID- 19 pandemic.
An Taisce has sought leave to appeal the recent decision of the High Court dismissing its challenge against the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for the development of a cheese processing plant. We've written this explainer on why we've taken the appeal, the planning case behind it, An Taisce's role in the planning process, the wider environmental context on dairy expansion in Ireland, and our view for future development.
The Board of An Taisce has unanimously agreed to seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court in respect of the recent decision by Mr Justice Humphreys dismissing its challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for the Belview cheese plant in Kilkenny. Read more
The EPA released the Water Quality in 2020 report on 14 July, indicating that nearly half of our rivers and a third of lakes are failing to meet their environmental quality standards for nutrients, with serious consequences for the health of Irish waters. Read more
The amendments made to the Climate Bill on Friday have altered the character and ethos of the Bill, radically shifting the emphasis from the scientific to the political. We now call on the Dáil to pass the Bill without the amendments. Read more
Register here to Attend An Taisce's AGM on September 25th 2021. Read more