A century ago, 100,000 tigers roamed the planet. Today, only about 3,900 remain in the wild. So for International Tiger Day, there's no better time to get informed on the endangered species and what conservation methods are being implemented to save them.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
Climate change, biodiversity, and sustainability are all words that appear in daily news reports, and with good reason. We have all been informed, from various sources, that our current way of life, on a global scale, is unsustainable and the time-lines presented to us for action are quite alarming, write
Sun, 19 May, 2019
Most Irish media have been headlining the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report on the critical demise of various species without noticing the huge impact Irish people have on the depopulation of these world species and even our impact on Ireland’s native animals and birds.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2018
LIKE a bright but distracted child, maybe a slightly frightened one, who can’t concentrate long enough at exam time to realise their potential, we seem unable to focus properly on, or even process honestly, myriad warnings about how our relentlessly cavalier attitude towards the environment will eventually change our world utterly — and not by any means for the better.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
The 193 member states of the UN have reached agreement on a development agenda for the next 15 years that calls for eradicating poverty and hunger, achieving gender equality, improving living standards, and taking urgent action to combat climate change.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
Any objective assessment of our stewardship of the world around us must reach conclusions so disheartening that it is often easier to look away in shame and wonder what any individual can to to try to slow or even reverse the consequences of centuries of destruction.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2014
WHEN American wrestling comes to Waterford next week, it will be bringing all the colour and controversy that’s made the sport so hugely popular in the US. Mixing its typical pomp and razzmatazz, the event is advertised as “epic encounters inside the ring like nothing you have seen before”.
Fri, 20 Sep, 2013
South Korean rapper PSY was welcomed to Harvard University by dozens of screaming and shouting students and fans as the Gangnam Style star participated in a conversation inside an ornate church dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives in the First World War.
Fri, 10 May, 2013
The World Wildlife Fund’s branch in Spain has ousted King Juan Carlos as its honorary president — a title he had held since 1968 — after deciding his recent elephant hunting safari was incompatible with its goal of conserving endangered species.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012