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'Guerrilla Gardening' behind tree planting on NAMA sites
22nd March 2012
GUERRILLA GARDENING has struck a ghost housing estate in Co Leitrim, with volunteers planting 1,000 trees there in the first salvo of a “Nama to Nature” campaign.
Are Irish investors buying African land?
22nd March 2012
Foreign investors, including the Irish, are being encouraged to buy large tracts of African land, dispossessing local farmers, says David Ralph
President launches National Tree Week 2012
4th March 2012
President of Ireland launches National Tree Week in Ardee
What RIO+20 is all about
2nd March 2012
In view of the upcoming Rio+20 conference, taking place this June, Just Forests would encourage everyone to read the WRM background information on issues that will undoubtedly be at the top of the agenda of this international event. Among those issues are so-called environmental services and related phenomena, such as payments for and trade in environmental services.
Group calls on Taoiseach to go to RIO PLUS 20 Conference
24th February 2012
As the members of Stop Climate Chaos, we are writing to you to urge you to attend the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, in June this year as the representative for Ireland.
State of the World's Forests Report 2011
19th February 2012
Considered together, these themes provide insights on the true contribution of forests to the creation of sustainable livelihoods and alleviation of poverty.
Ireland Still Failing the Forests
16th February 2012
Ireland has improved its performance somewhat, compared to 2007. A degree of inter-departmental collaboration is taking place, and the government has indicated its readiness to accept FLEGT-licensed timber once it becomes available. There's no indication of a public procurement policy for sustainable / legal timber products. The country is not involved with VPAs. Work is ongoing on the...  
Cautious welcome for Irish Government support for REDD
16th February 2012
Security of supply, of quality timber is going to be a major concern for many EU timber importing countries. Ireland has been a net importer of tropical timber for well over 200 years. As the largest 'per capita' consumers of tropical hardwoods in the EU, our contribution to tropical deforestation is well documented. In November 2010, after more than seven years of negotiation, the...  
Concern as emphasis on Climate Change is dropped
28th January 2012
Representatives from around the world gather in Rio in June to try to hammer out goals for sustainable development at a U.N. conference designed to avoid being tripped up by the intractable issue of climate change. But there is concern in the lead-up to the conference, known as Rio+20 or the Earth Summit, that it risks ending up as all talk and little action.
Campaigners Call For Halt to ANGLO Payments
18th January 2012
A new campaigning network of local and global justice organisations, Debt Justice Action, has today called on the government to stop paying the debts of the former Anglo Irish Bank / Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS). The campaign group - encompassing a strong and unique coalition of representatives from the trade union, community, faith-based, global justice, environmental and academic...  
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