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Ireland: Land is wetter and less productive - and we only have ourselves to blame

By: Richard Hackett Date: August 31st 2016 Source: The Independent.ie Normally at this time of year, while the harvest is still being wrapped up, thoughts rapidly turn to the next cropping season. However, this is no ordinary season. The 2016 crop yields are okay, harvest conditions are as volatile…

Ireland: Mattie McGrath calls for tax to prevent ‘land-grabbing’

By: Marie O'Halloran Date: October 12th 2016 Source: The Irish Times Independent TD accuses horse industry of ‘gobbling up’ huge tracts of lands Independent TD Mattie McGrath has renewed his call for a tax on land purchases in excess of 750 acres, accusing conglomerates in the horse industry of …

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7 Unexpected Places for Forest Landscape Restoration

26 May 2019

By Katie Reytar  This is the second installment of WRI’s blog series, New Perspectives on Restoration. The series aims to share WRI’s views on restoration, dispel myths, and explore restoration opportunities throughout the world. The world has lost almost half of its original forest cover, due…