Fisheries and Aquaculture

We must aim for a sustainable Common Fisheries Policy and an aquaculture industry which ensures that habitats, flora and fauna are not adversely impacted.

3rd July 2020

Microplastics have also been discovered Irish well water samples and in mains water.

13th May 2020

The response for Ireland’s food future must be diversification to growing a range of nutrient crops on a soil, area and scale-appropriate basis. To meet the nutrition sources set out in the EAT Lancet reference diet, reduce imports, and sustain Irish farming and rural economies, there must be an immediate turnaround.

22nd June 2020

An Taisce has written today to Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD on the eve of what may be his final EU Environment Council meeting.

30th April 2020

An Taisce has made a submission to the public consultation on the Draft National Marine Planning Framework published by the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government. The draft marine planning framework in its current form is simply a business-as-usual approach, one which facilitates continued overfishing, ecologically damaging aquaculture, continued oil and gas exploration, and port expansion based on the continued growth of unsustainable imports. In failing to fully integrate and prioritise biodiversity and climate concerns it is failing to chart a sustainable way forward.

30th April 2020

An Taisce has made a submission to the public consultation on the Draft National Marine Planning Framework published by the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government.

Submission: Public consultation on application for a site survey at Barryroe, North Celtic Sea

A submission on behalf of An Taisce to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, in response to a Public consultation on application for consent for a site survey at Barryroe, North Celtic Sea, South West Coast, Ireland proposed by Exola DAC and EIA Screening Assessment.

1st August 2019

The successful candidate will work closely with An Taisce's Advocacy Unit as an integral part of the Natural Environment Office. Practical experience will be gained in all facets of planning and environmental policy with a particular focus on afforestation and aquaculture licensing.

10th November 2017

The substance of An Taisce’s submission is to climate proof the 4 over-riding goals, the 70 objectives, the 10 points of strategic infrastructure and 8 listed visions, pointing to the inconsistencies and the dangerous impact some of the policies will have on increasing rather than reducing greenhouse gas emissions, on damaging biodiversity and on being wasteful of scarce resources.

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