Hollywood, Green Sod Ireland and Blackstairs Ecotrails 'meet in the hedgerows' in Co. Carlow. Green Sod Ireland's first 'wildacres', gifted to the nation in perpetuity, are in Co. Carlow. Cathy Fitzgerald and Holly were delighted to meet Green Sod members at Hollywood in an unexpected meeting...
Update Sat 28 Sept 2013: this post created some debate. An response to the article below can be found here Further comments welcome ________________________________________________ September 21st is International World Peace day, and this year the UN is also dedicating this day to peace education. Today across Europe, volunteers are trying to bring awareness of ecocide…Read more The absence of thinking – Hannah Arendt and the totalitarianism of ecocide
Success -The UN is setting a task force to look at new law against corporate ecocide. This article by Cathy Fitzgerald, examines Polly Higgin's key idea and presents the online petition against Ecocide
It's great to see all the events organised by the RedStables and Dublin City Arts Office for their 2nd Art & Ecology event. Details below. The Red Stables Art and Ecology Summer School takes place in St. Anne’s Park, Dublin 3 and North Bull Island, a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve. For further information and…Read more 2nd Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School Bull Island Dublin
Update 15. 4. 2013: This motion to end ecocide was presented by Cathy Fitzgerald, Carlow Kilkenny Green Party and unanimously adopted by the Green Party of Ireland and Northern Ireland at the 2013 Green Party annual Convention in Galway on 13 April, 2013. My thanks to all who supported this. Please do not forget to…Read more Eradicating ecocide in Ireland to make sustainability legal
Today is the first international day to globally celebrate our worlds forests. While we are all aware of the need to attend to our forests urgently, today is about the stories we create about our forests, the values we hold dear. The UN has since the International Year of the Forest in 2011 been reaching out to people across the world to ask them to show and tell us all about the forests that support their local environments.