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Food for thought: Northern Ireland's farming crisis
Our health and the health of the land are inextricably linked. That link is now fractured.
NI's environment strategy: have your say
Work has started on developing an environmental strategy for Northern Ireland, at long last.
Why we need to reforest Northern Ireland
New research tells us that restoring our ancient forests is both the cheapest and most effective way of tackling climate change. Northern Ireland is the second most deforested part of Europe. We should therefore be at the forefront of change.
The neglected miracle cure: walking
There is one thing almost everyone can do, every day and at no cost, that would simultaneously improve their health, fitness, mental wellbeing and reduce pollution. Walking.
Westminster turns to people power to help tackle climate change
The UK’s planned new Citizen’s Assembly – specifically set up to look at climate change – could be good news for democracy and the planet, and also provide a positive legacy for an otherwise dire term of parliament.
Re-defining rubbish - the Circular Economy
It’s good that so many people are becoming more conscious about single use plastics. It’s even better that the environment has catapulted up the political agenda.
Global goals lack local focus
The UN Sustainable Development Goals are nearly four years old. High-level strategies for the world (or 193 UN member nations) to build a “better and more sustainable future”. Too few people know what they are.
The terrifying truth about climate change
It has been one of those weeks when everyone has been talking about the weather.
Plastic: Turning the tide
Last year was a terrible one for those of us who care about the environment. There were apocalyptic reports about climate change, extreme weather conditions and species extermination.
Climate Change: Northern Ireland and the rising sea
This week saw the start of a series of meetings which will have even more profound consequences for all of us than Brexit.
How bringing back the wilderness can save the planet
There was widespread shock at a World Wildlife Fund report published this week that revealed that mankind had wiped out 60% of all the animals on the planet since 1970.
How to prepare for climate change
A glorious summer has been soured by recent apocalyptic headlines about multiple future deaths as summer temperatures rise.
Floods: the real scandal we should all be talking about
The reaction to the floods that devastated swathes of Northern Ireland this week failed to address a catastrophic failure of public policy.
Northern Ireland's ecological disaster: the untold story
Campaigners are setting about tackling Northern Ireland’s least known and most devastating ecological disaster, Scope explores a forgotten tragedy.