Oil spills and other forms of environmental pollution could be quickly and easily spotted in the future using colour coded bacteria.
Arctic sea ice may have reached its lowest ever levels, according to environmental campaigners.
The Carbon Reduction Commitment is unlikely to cut carbon emissions before 2013 as companies and other organisations struggle to get to grips with it.
Being woken up early in the morning by the sound of a rubbish collection truck rumbling along the road is a familiar irritation of modern life.
Waste collection frequency could be reduced, cutting costs and carbon emissions, following the introduction of a solar-powered rubbish compactor to Ireland.
Protecting vulnerable people and the environment should still be a priority even in financially difficult times, environment minister and Green Party leader John Gormley has said.
Soaring energy bills and a significant drop in income have prompted one water company to propose an inflation-busting price increase of more than 10%.
Corporate social responsibility, or CSR, are big buzz words in the business world, but one company believes all of us should be following the example in our own lives.
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