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You will also be helping support the Cork City Public Participation Network trial idea of participatory budgeting where the council uses the input from the public to directly decide how to spend its budget. This is a great opportunity to help shape the future and make sure voice of the environment and the voice of the people of Cork is heard.
The Dark Sky Ireland Seminar 'Bright Planning for the Urban Environment, the Dark Side of Illumination' on Monday at Vertigo @Corkcoco successfully shone a light, pun intended, on the multifaceted aspects of excessive illumination/light pollution. Thanks to enlightening inputs from Brian Espey Trinity College Dublin Duncan Stewart Niall Smith Blackrock Castle Observatory Frank Prendergast, Ken Bond @CorkNatNetwork, Doretja @corkskyfriendly Paul Callanan @UCC@GeorgieMacPorge@mayodarkskies and a wonderful rendition of Starman by @jacklukeman who probably gave one of the most wise & succinct inputs 'When You Feel Down, Look Up'.
It may not be “technically feasible” to ensure that kelp harvested by mechanical means in Bantry Bay will be cut to the accepted height to allow regrowth of the keystone species, the High Court heard today...
"Why hasn't a zero flying lifestyle gone so viral or become as popular? Maybe one reason is that reducing our plastic and waste consumption is completely possible without giving up the amount of fun we have. Since I started trying to go zero waste I have actually found it all quite adventurous. I like trying to think up creative ways to reduce my plastic consumption. But give up flying? In what way could that be fun?"