A wake-up call on the environment

 

A chara, – It was timely to have a series of related articles in the same issue (December 10th). There is a clear message to be taken collectively from reading about “the joys of outdoor swimming” (The Bridge), “high[er] levels of anxiety and depression among adolescents” (Health and Family), “exercising to master a new task” (Health and Family), and “only 20 pristine rivers left” (Front page).

The potential loss of social capital (as well as ecological capital) from the degradation of our environment is a wake-up call to the sitting Government. – Is mise,

MARCUS O CADAIN,

Dublin 11.