foutains

8 Green Flag Awards for OPW Parks

The Office of Public Works (OPW) recently welcomed the news that eight OPW parks will receive the Green Flag Award for 2018. The Green...
Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes | TED Talk

Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes | TED Talk

What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the...
Grass-wheel-tracks

Sustainable Soil Management Events – CAFRE Greenmount and Enniskillen

The Sustainable Soil Management Events are the latest in a series of FFKS workshops for farmers, farm family members and employees being held on...
(L to R): Mattie Ryan, Cathaoirleach, Tipperary County Council; Mike Pearson, Gurteen Agricultural College: Denis Naughten T.D., Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment; Tom Short, IFA; Thomas Hubert, Irish Farmers Journal; Paul Kenny, Tipperary Energy Agency; Barry Caslin, Teagasc, Gerard and Caoilfhionn Coyle and Thomas Ryan, IFA. Energy in Agriculture Launch at the farm of Gerard and Caoilfhionn Coyle, Corra Beg, Athleague, County Roscommon an Saturday last.

Energy in Agriculture 2018 launched

On Tuesday, 21st August Gurteen Agricultural College in Co Tipperary will play host to thousands of farmers and industry representatives during Energy in Agriculture 2018...
Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air | TED Talk

Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air | TED Talk

Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in...
Sean Sheridan, Glennon Brothers discusses various timber qualities at Talking Timber 2018 in New Ross, Wexford

High prices prompt positive mood at Talking Timber 2018

Teagasc’s recent Talking Timber events combined a mini-conference, an outdoor timber demonstration with a large trade stand area. The events are now in their...
In one such protest, Delhi residents hugged trees that were to be cut. Image copyright: GETTY IMAGES

How the people of Delhi saved 16,000 trees from the axe – BBC News

A citizen-led movement in India's capital Delhi has successfully halted the cutting of more than 16,000 trees in the city. The BBC's Nikita Mandhani...
Origin green programme

The world’s to-do list – Bord Bia

Katie Reilly, Assistant Brand Manager, Origin Green, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board In 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was agreed by 193...
Earthworms

What is a healthy soil? – CAFRE

A healthy soil is vital to ensure both high grass and crop yields and environmental protection through carbon sequestration. Soil health can be defined...
Bee hive

Bee health: data partnership a ‘milestone’ in European campaign | European Food Safety Authority

The establishment of the EU Bee Partnership could be a milestone in the fight to protect bees, the chair of the European Parliament’s Bee Week said...

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