Press Release: Environmental groups welcome the decision to re-include ‘environment’ in the title of a government department but warn that protecting wildlife must move to the department too

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The Environmental Pillar welcomes the decision to include environment in the title of Minister Denis Naughton’s Department.   However the decision to leave National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in another department could lead to the conservation of wildlife and habitats falling off the political agenda.   The title of the new department will now be the Department for Communications, …

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Press Release: The loss of the Department of the Environment will damage Ireland’s natural environment

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The loss of a department responsible for the ‘Environment’ will damage Ireland’s natural environment. A healthy environment is essential to the well-being of the people of Ireland and to a thriving economy.   In the last 20 years Ireland has seen severe biodiversity loss, pressure on and pollution of water resources, and devastating impacts of severe weather.   And despite this …

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