Today, Friday June 5, marks the UN-led World Environment Day and the international body used the date to flag up the economic arguments for rebuilding lost and damaged ecosystems.
Despite the tough economic climate more than three quarters of corporate executives in the UK say they plan to increase spending on climate change initiatives between now and 2012.
Ireland is to get its first geothermal energy plants over coming years as it aims to make the transition to a low carbon energy supply.
More than 160 beaches in England and Wales are to share the benefits of a £4bn investment programme of environmental work to tackle pollution at source.
The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, was on hand to open a new school that has a number of eco-innovations this week.
A cheap and simple flood defence system that bills itself as an alternative to sand bags has managed to gain official Ministerial backing in Ireland.
Welsh plans to introduce a mandatory charge for disposable plastic bags similar to the Irish 'plastax' look set to bear fruit next spring.
The aftershock of an environmental scandal that brought down an African government four years ago is still being felt in Holland.
A Dublin school has become the 2,000th in Ireland to receive a kitemark for its green credentials.
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