I spoke to the Madden family about their role in putting sustainability at the heart of creating one of Ireland's most luxurious guesthouses.
This presentation explores CCF opportunities and synergies between production and conservation management in Irish Native Woodland.
It was presented by Pro Silva Ireland committee member Jonathan Spazzi at the recent Native Woodland Conference held in Wicklow 30th April 1st of May on behalf of Teagasc Forestry Development Unit and Prosilva Ireland.
Afforestation Plummets to Thirty Year Low and Is Set to Fall Further.... As published on TheJournal.ie AT THE RATE that new forests were planted in 2017, it will take 100 years to achieve the government’s target of 18% forestry cover – a far cry from the stated ambition of achieving it by 2046. 2017 marked … Continue reading Government Target in Tatters as Afforestation Plummets to Thirty Year Low
Forestry in the Firing Line As reported on The Journal there's positive news for the Forestry Industry as the Government's Midterm Review increases planting incentives, but not everyone shares the enthusiasm for trees. The community activists behind the Save Leitrim Campaign are highlighting the negative aspects of forestry expansion with protests and lobbying activity. They … Continue reading Forestry in the Firing Line
Hold the grudges and pet hates to yourself: Irish is a necessary building block for the economy and culture we need in the future, writes Dermot McNally
"Thoughts become your feelings, they become your beliefs, they become your actions, they become your habits, they become the moments that make up your lifetime."
Tolerance for Climate Change Deniers is running out...
I look at the possible emergence of violence as a Last Resort before widespread environmental collapse.
The biggest obstacle to progress lies with the commercial and political interests who obstruct meaningful progress to mitigate climate change despite being in full knowledge of the consequences of their actions.
Remember to take your opinions about organic farming with a pinch of salt...