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Water Air Food Awards (WAFA)

Water Air Food Awards (WAFA)   – Water Explorer One of the schools who participated in the Water Explorer programme have gained international recognition for their incredible efforts in water conservation and promoting global water issues. Convent of Mercy National School in Kanturk, Cork have won the Water Air and Food Youth Award 2016 which will be presented […]

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Clean Environments are Healthy Environments!

  According to a World Heath Organisation report, more than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children […]

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Biodiversity Conservation and the Protection of our Natural Heritage

Minister Heather Humphreys named Matt Farrell from Co. Longford as Ireland’s Heritage Hero. Presenting the Heritage Awards, Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, said “I would like to congratulate each of the heritage projects receiving awards today and in particular Matt Farrell, Ireland’s Heritage Hero. The individuals, professionals and […]

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Sustainability Strategy for Business

GAP were shortlisted in the Green Awards 2017 as Green NGO of the Year! The Green Awards are the long-standing benchmark for excellence for those demonstrating best green practice in Ireland, and it was inspiring to see such diversity across industries and businesses staving for sustainability.   In the words of cultural anthropologist Margaret Meade, “Never doubt that […]

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National Sustainability Summit

The National Sustainability Summit attracted speakers and delegates from diverse industries across Ireland including food, pharmaceutical, retail, construction, energy, academia and non-governmental actors to name but a few. The National Sustainability Summit is always an engaging and thought-provoking event, which stimulates influential debate and helps businesses to make informed decisions to improve sustainability and profitability.   Global Action […]

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IPPN Conference

This week GAP are at the IPPN Conference in Citywest. Exhibiting at stand A3, make sure to pay the team a visit in the Education Expo if you are attending! They will be armed with information on all of our primary school workshops including Discover Primary Science and Maths (DPSM) accredited workshops, Water Explorer and […]

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Reaching TY

Last week the GAP Team joined an inspiring list of speakers at TY Ireland’s Reaching TY conference in The CHQ Building.                     And when your coffee break is on-brand you’re on track for a great afternoon!               With some guidance […]

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SUSTAINABILITY ACTIONS IN THE HOME

SUSTAINABILITY ACTIONS IN THE HOME There is no doubt that Climate Change is the single greatest threat facing humanity at the moment. But there are very simple sustainability actions we can each take in our home to make an impact. We live in an increasingly uncertain world and at times it can seem like its […]

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