Ireland has highlighted its willingness to comply with environmental legislation from Brussels by stepping up efforts to control nitrate pollution.
The reclassification of some redundant IT equipment as hazardous waste is still catching companies out, according to an organisation that provides communities in the developing world with second-hand computers.
World Trade Organisation talks looking to deregulate aspects of international commerce ended in failure this week - a fact welcomed by Friends of the Earth and other Fairtrade campaigners.
European experts on climate change and biodiversity will meet in Oxford next month to discuss problems facing the continent - and possible solutions.
Encouraging figures released by the Government this week show households are producing less waste and recycling more.
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