Odes to a Summer Solstice? Our soothing…CommuniTREE!

Canqi and Breda, in Budapest and Tyrone respectively, joined me in writing an ode back on the Winter Solstice morning. As we approach (so soon!) the Summer Solstice, I thought it would be fun to post them up. “We mark today The turning of this year of loneliness of the heart With this parting#New community.Continue reading “Odes to a Summer Solstice? Our soothing…CommuniTREE!”

Our Internship Programme with Technological University Dublin

I asked our Environmental intern, Opeyemi Adetifa from Masters Degree Course in Sustainable Development under the direction of Dr. Ken Boyle, for his thoughts about interning with us so far this year; he has joined us from TU Dublin in this highly unusual year. Here are his thoughts! – How is it going, Opeyemi? “ItContinue reading “Our Internship Programme with Technological University Dublin”

Why not send your response to the Draft County Plan in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown?

Make sure you mention trees! Here is the link; why not send a submission? This is what we sent in! https://dlrcoco.citizenspace.com/heritage/draft-county-heritage-plan-2021-2025/consultation/intro/ As we commence the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration there is no heritage more important than our natural environmental heritage being as it is the cornerstone of our health, our economy, our wellbeing;We atContinue reading “Why not send your response to the Draft County Plan in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown?”

What our Attendees said about our TEDx Conference! THANK YOU!

The TEDx conference was a demonstration of making a virtue of necessity; since a traditional live event was impossible, a young team with its co-organiser based in Hungary yet attending Brown University in the US was able to co-ordinate with our Irish-based team of young volunteers and manage the running of a conference which wasContinue reading “What our Attendees said about our TEDx Conference! THANK YOU!”

Community Climate Forest Ireland; do you know where we can plant new trees or replace those lost in the past?

Community groups and land managers; we are asking you to help identify places to plant new trees, or replace those lost in the past for our Climate Forest Ireland project with @cranntreesforireland ; check out the report below from the Clyde Climate Forest project; they are starting at 17 % and that is where weContinue reading “Community Climate Forest Ireland; do you know where we can plant new trees or replace those lost in the past?”

Inger Andersson and a Youth Call to Action

“Power is not given, it’s taken. So grab it”, says #Inger Andersson. I have enjoyed listening to her. You can hear her speak and many other climate thought leaders in this presentation for #generationrestoration for #worldenvironmentday that took place yesterday. #Reimagine #Recreate #Restore, lovely themes. I feel we can come up with a few moreContinue reading “Inger Andersson and a Youth Call to Action”

It’s here; #GenerationRestoration #UNDecadeonEcosystemRestoration

I’m spending the day here virtually in #Pakistan; on the live broadcast celebrating this country’s climate neutrality. Thanks to our TU Dublin intern 2019-2020 who has shared the story of his native country’s epic #treeplanting work. Here is the link to the live session. https://www.worldenvironmentday.global/latest/official-broadcast#.YLuG1gmhtIs.twitter. We’ve two trees ready to plant, we may be readyContinue reading “It’s here; #GenerationRestoration #UNDecadeonEcosystemRestoration”