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Environment News
DUBLIN, Thursday October 25th, 2018 – Dublin will be one of 115 cities around the world taking action on climate change this Friday (26 October) at Trinity College Dublin, as part of ‘Climathon’. Climathon, the award-winning 24-hour hackathon unites students, entrepreneurs, big thinkers, technical experts and app developers in tackling the defining climate challenges
Environment Health News
Limerick’s Zero Waste Race kicks off this Sunday, 7th October, in conjunction with National Reuse Month. The Urban Run will be Limerick’s first zero waste 10K, and the goal is to eliminate plastic bottle waste. Zero Waste Race is part of St. Michael’s Rowing Club (SMRC) Urban Run and is being organised alongside Limerick City […]
Education Environment News
The GLOBE International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme is celebrating its second year to engage and educate students across Ireland in environmental studies. The EPA and An Taisce have today launched the second year of the GLOBE campaign in Ireland. The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Programme is an international science and […]
Environment Feature
Less than 5% of household waste is reused by Irish families. National Reuse Month is an initiative that hopes to improve this percentage by organising events and campaigns alongside local authorities for communities across the country. National Reuse Month was launched by the Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment on the 27th September in […]
Environment News Tourism
National Geographic and UNESCO have collaborated to create the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage. The web launch will take place tomorrow, September 15th, coinciding with European Heritage Day event in Paris Headquarters. The new travel platform – World Heritage Journeys of the EU – will aim to promote sustainable tourism, and encourage people
Environment News
Min Ryan Park is Wexford’s newest flagship amenity that will cater to a range of citizens in the Wexford community. Construction of the much-anticipated neighbourhood park is under way following the sod-turning ceremony at the site of the park by Wexford Mayor, Councillor Tony Dempsey. The 18-acre Min Ryan Park facility at Killeens will feature […]
Environment News
More than 8 millions tons of plastic are dumped in our oceans every year. 4Ocean is a global movement actively challenging this issue by removing waste from our oceans; pulling 1,133,108 pounds of toxic marine waste to-date. This movement began with two surfers visiting Bali, Indonesian, and their devastation by the amount of plastic in […]
Education Environment News
Amidst chaotic, unruly urban winds, the opportunity to harvest urban wind energy may now be possible. An omnidirectional wind turbine designed to work in the middle of high-density, urban environments is the winner of the UK’s James Dyson Award winner for 2018. The current prototype of O-Wind Turbine is 25 centimetres in diameter, with vents […]