Human bio-monitoring studies in the EU have found a growing number of different hazardous chemicals in human blood and body tissue. Photograph: iStock

Chemicals are in almost everything we interact with and the World Health Organisation estimates the global production of chemicals will be four times (...)

The Irish baby born today: the First World problem of ‘where will I go on my holidays?’ may be replaced by ‘where is my next meal coming from?’ Photograph: Getty

A new report depicts an ever-depleting natural world, with huge implications for the coming generation. What will their lives be like? Life-supp(...)

Bund (Friends of the Earth, Germany) and the European Environment Bureau say those responsible for air quality in Dublin rely on ‘favourable geographical conditions’ to keep air pollutants below EU limits

Compilers of a soot-free index of 23 European cities have criticised Dublin for not doing enough to protect air quality. The creators of the index, Bu(...)