Nature and Biodiversity

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.

11th November 2019

The current model of agriculture in Ireland is broken. Anything other than a radical shift in focus in the next agri-food strategy to domestic food security within a system of enforced limits on absolute annual and cumulative pollution will be environmentally unjustifiable.

The Wonder of Peatlands

As part of the Nature's Way series, this booklet is composed of slightly more abstract illustrations which nonetheless give a clear and engaging message to the reader. The following topic are covered:

What are bogs? The origins and history of peat bogs. The plants, animals and birds found in boglands. Peat extraction and threats. Climate Change Protecting our bogs And what the public can do to help protect them.

17th September 2020

Bringing wolves back to Ireland has many supporters, but for many it is all just a stretch too far. The conflict would be fierce and fraught, at least if current attitudes to nature are anything to go by. Can’t we just manage what we have? Why would we reintroduce controversial animals like wolves when there are clearly so many species already here and which are crying out for a lifeline?

17th September 2020

Today, An Taisce revealed the parks and green spaces that have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award for 2020.

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