Mother Earth

8 results

Extinction Rebellion launches ‘Rebellion Week’ with in Dublin city centre on Monday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw: The Irish Times

Dublin did not choke with up with traffic. There were no arrests at the main event, as a yacht painted in pink with the message “tell the truth” on cl(...)

The ruins of homes is seen on September 6th, 2019 in Elbow Key Island, Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian hit the island chain as a category 5 storm battering them for two days before moving north. Photograph: Jose Jimenez/Getty

As Erica Roberts clung to a tall mango tree, the winds and sea water churned up by Hurricane Dorian pounding her face, a single thought ran through he(...)

 Shaun Usher: “I became obsessed with the concept of letter-writing and how it was dying out.” Photograph:  Colin McPherson/Corbis via Getty Images

When Shaun Usher started his website nine years ago, he didn’t have world domination on his mind. “I literally started the blog to pass the time in a(...)

Paris Agreement: Donald Trump departs after announcing the United States’ withdrawal from the climate-change accord. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The United States’ allies have condemned Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, warning that the global climate accord cannot b(...)

Today we celebrate our planet, for it is Earth Day 2017, which is marked in over 193 countries on April 22nd every year

“Ground control to Major Tom, Ground Control to Major Tom . . . For here/Am I sitting in a tin can/ Far above the world/Planet Earth is blue/And there(...)

Preservation laws have protected much of the original architecture from Santa Barbara’s 18th-century Spanish mission roots

In Race of a Lifetime, Mark Halperin’s and John Heileman’s account of the 2008 US presidential elections, the story is told of how the McCain campaig(...)

Wilfully unpredictable: Neil Young. Photograph:   Ross Gilmore/Redferns

Before Neil Young takes the stage for this sprawling performance, two “farmers” sprinkle seeds across the stage, a bucolic scene that harkens back to (...)

The new Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing in Ireland features a new section on gambling

Every month or so, Pricewatch gets a mail from the good people at the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland announcing what they have been up to.(...)