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The Explainer x Noteworthy: What is the issue with farm subsidies and nature?
Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and journalist Ella McSweeney tell Susan Daly how agri-subsidies are encouraging farmers to cut back on nature.
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The Explainer x Noteworthy: What is the issue with farm subsidies and nature?
Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and journalist Ella McSweeney tell Susan Daly how agri-subsidies are encouraging farmers to cut back on nature.
# cash cow
A win for farming, a win for nature: scheming for sustainability
Farm subsidies to protect biodiversity need to be channelled into results-led projects.
THE MORNING LEAD
Land grab: How agri-subsidies encourage farmers to cut back on nature
A report by
Niall Sargent and Ella McSweeney
Carbon emissions-heavy dairy and livestock farming rewarded over environmental efforts.
The EU's multi-billion euro farm subsidy model is driving up emissions & hitting nature hard, writes Niall Sargent and Ella McSweeney in new Noteworthy investigation
Irish farmers are being financially penalised for maintaining biodiversity hotspots
€100 billion of farm subsidies for climate action have had little impact on emissions, EU audit finds
Voices
Opinion: Our farm subsidy model is broken and causing destruction to habitats
As the biodiversity crisis gathers pace, researcher Ray O’Foghlu explains how both farmers and environmentalists struggle with contradictory land eligibility rules.
# vice trade
Convicted pimp's Irish escort business turned over €6 million in one year
It is illegal to advertise prostitution in Ireland.
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'Conor McGregor's good for the sport. He's making us all more money'
The welterweight title challenger is grateful for the arrival of the Irish star in the UFC.
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Conor McGregor wanted to emphasise a few points on the anniversary of his UFC debut
Love him or hate him, McGregor has had a BIG two years.
# Payback
How to turn your child into a sports star
Many boffins believe children need to put in 10,000 hours at a particular sport to develop a talent. Others disagree.