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Minister Bruton publishes 2018 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Report

Richard Bruton T.D., Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, recently published the 2018 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System (NLPMS) Report. The NLPMS Report is...
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‘Urban Greening for Clean & Healthy Cities’ is the title of AIPH International Green...

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), organiser of the annual International Green City Conference, have announced that this year’s event, set to take...
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Making nature count – the National Biodiversity Indicators

With the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service (IPBES) Global Assessment, the publication of Ireland’s Sixth National Report to the...
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Bee health: EFSA’s work recognised at EU awards

EFSA’s work to raise awareness about bee health was recognised last week when it received the Excellence through Collaboration award from the EU Ombudsman. The...
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Carpentras market, Europe, climate and fresh produce – Stiofán Nutty

Over the past few weeks and during the next month or so, my work and travels have been connecting my personal and professional interests....
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Biological Farm Walks 2019 – Irish Organic Association

National Organic Training Skillnet is teaming up with a group of innovative farmers from around the country to provide a series of 11 unique...
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National Biodiversity Summer Autumn 2019 Workshop Programme

The National Biodiversity Data Centre has released its latest round of training and identification workshops. The delivery of an annual workshop programme is a crucial...
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Pesticide residues in food: what’s the picture in the EU? | European Food Safety...

The latest edition of the annual EU report on pesticide residues in food is now available. Just under 96% of food samples were found...
A loss of body weight occurs during dieting but weight regains when dieting stops and a shift towards pre-diet meal intake resumes.

A Gut Feeling about Body Fat

Teagasc research shows that loss of body fat causes the growth of the intestine and increases its capacity to absorb nutrients. This presents new...
Pictured at the Launch of the 32rd RDS/Forest Service Irish Forestry Awards on the farm of Gerard Deegan (winner of the Teagasc Farm Forestry category 2018): Michael Carey, RDS Agriculture and Climate Change Committee; Olive Leavy, Westmeath Forest Owner Group; Rory Greene, DAFM; Gerard Deegan, Forest owner; Liam Kelly, Teagasc; Bernard Kiernan, MidWestern Forestry and Professor Gerry Boyle, Teagasc

2019/20 RDS Forest and Woodland Awards launched

2019/20 Irish Forestry Awards closing date approaching Three prize categories cover all forestry purposes Awards part of RDS Spring Awards – celebration of...