Mon, 21 Sep, 2020
Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
The collapse of Irish sea trout stocks, especially in west coast rivers and lakes, has continued over decades despite campaign after campaign to try reverse the trend.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
The sea trout population of Ireland could be under threat amid rising temperatures and dwindling food stocks.
Dr Paul Bolger offers insights into how UCC’s environmental research has won deserved global acclaim.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2020
Ireland's environmental performance is improving in some areas but it has much more to do in others, according to a new report issued today.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
It’s not easy at first, but we can live a more sustainable life by simply forming a few new habits, writes Áilín Quinlan.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
A new facility in Cork is set to take the most detailed measurements yet of air pollution, which scientists say is responsible for more than 1,500 premature deaths in Ireland every year.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Algae and duckweed could clean up fish-farm pollution and be used to feed the stock at the same time under a project being undertaken by scientists at UCC.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Ireland needs to prepare for the effects of its changing climate on its economy, warns a report from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
The IDA has expressed concern over Ireland’s underdeveloped renewable energy infrastructure; saying it is becoming an issue when attempting to win additional foreign direct investment (FDI).
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
A Cork firm is progressing the creation and storage of synthetic DNA, writes Trish Dromey.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
One in three Irish farmers do not think that farming impacts negatively on climate change.
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Insurance companies should share their flood-risk data on a publicly available ‘data-sharing platform’, climate change experts have recommended.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
The risk of extreme storms on the west coast has risen by 25% as a direct result of human-induced global warming, a world-renowned climate change expert has claimed.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
An Irish-led international study of a key global temperature range has found increasing thermal stress on the environment and further proof of global warming over half a century.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Our vineyards could be producing vintage wines but we won’t be able to grow a spud. Sean O’Riordan talks to climate change experts about the difficulties facing future generations
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
Thousands of householders will have to abandon coastal communities as sea levels rise, with Irish scientists now working on a “managed retreat” rather than a chaotic stream of climate refugees fleeing inland.
Pioneers in marine renewable energy have gathered in Cork to pay tribute to Ireland’s “father of ocean energy”.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
An organisation based in mid-Cork has been selected to work with an EU initiative to turn the tide on marine litter.
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
These are the first images of Ireland’s largest wave tanks housed inside a vast €15m marine energy research facility which will open in Cork this weekend.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is set to officially open Ireland’s largest renewable energy test and research facility in Cork next weekend as part of the country’s first national maritime festival.
Mon, 06 Jul, 2015
Cork is seeking to capitalise on its energy resources, both conventional and renewable, through the establishment of Energy Cork.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2012
JERRY Murphy of the Environmental Research Institute at UCC claims grasslands are under-utilised and could be used to make biofuels (April 15).
Fri, 23 Apr, 2010
AN investigation is under way after the partial collapse of a kayak club building’s concrete roof yesterday.
Sat, 17 Apr, 2010
THE secret to Ireland’s success in switching to renewable energy is as Green as you can get — and it’s right under our feet.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2010
ARE you regularly stuck with the problem of how to dump grass cuttings after cutting your lawn?
Sat, 14 Jun, 2008
FIREFIGHTERS from Cork city and county joined forces with defence forces personnel to take on a massive blaze at the Haulbowline naval base last night.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2008
IRELAND could transform its environmental record in 10 years by reaping its most plentiful crop — grass.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2007
CARBON dioxide emissions from vehicles is the biggest cause of pollution in Ireland and is the main reason we are not meeting our obligations under the Kyoto agreement.
IRELAND is the seventh most oil reliant country in the world and is failing to exploit alternatives.
THE perception of dullness, widely associated with the public service, is well and truly scotched by the annual awards for excellence in European architecture.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2007
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