NUI Galway to Launch Ryan Institute With Public Symposium

NUI Galway’s Ryan Institute for Environmental, Marine and Energy Research will be officially launched on Tuesday, 10 July, by Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, the EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science. The Ryan Institute has over 300 researchers making it Ireland’s largest research institute to focus on some of the most pressing environmental and energy issues of … Read more

ECO-UNESCO Launches ECO-Camp in Dublin

ECO-UNESCO has launched this year’s Dublin city centre environmental summer camp ‘ECO-Explorers’ to take place in July and August 2011. Using environmental hub The Greenhouse, Dublin 2, as a base from which to explore nature in the heart of the city, ECO-Explorers – ECO-UNESCO’s Summer Camp for Children – is an environmental summer camp with … Read more

Scientist James Lovelock Wins Lifetime Accolade at The Observer Ethical Awards 2011

World-renowned scientist, James Lovelock, has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 Observer Ethical Awards, in association with Ecover. Lovelock, the originator of the Gaia hypothesis, was recognised for pioneering a model that now forms the basis of climate science. The Observer Ethical Awards honour the vital work of those who champion environmental and … Read more

Ireland Should Capitalise On Its Groundwater Resources

An environmental expert has urged local industry to reduce monthly utility bills by capitalising on groundwater resources. Speaking at the Environment Ireland Conference in Dublin this week, Teri Hayes, an environmental director at international consultancy WYG, said: “Even with investment in unaccounted for water over the coming year, local shortages in water supply are likely. … Read more