Tag: environment

Are You Getting Enough Plastic In Your Diet?

A STUDY conducted by the World Wildlife Fund has revealed that people could be ingesting an astonishing 5 grams of plastic a week, such is the ubiquity of plastics in our societies. However, those seeking to partake in a balanced diet may be worried their inadvertent consumption of plastics through plastic bottles and shellfish consumption… Read more »

How Single-Use Condoms Are Destroying The Environment

IN the past number of years the public have agreed with those in charge that the main things killing this planet are single-use plastics. Drinking straws, cotton buds, betting shop biros, things like that. Not huge tax-dodging corporations who lobby governments to find new ways to pollute the planet on an industrial scale. On the… Read more »

Average Human Being Now 7% Plastic

A SHOCKING new report into the DNA makeup of modern day human beings has found that a staggering 7% of our bodies now contain some form of micro plastic, a 6% rise in only a decade. Scientists from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and NUI Galway published the report yesterday, and called on the government to intervene and… Read more »

Tesla Launches Turf Driven Car For Irish Market

IN A BID to get Ireland on the right environmental track and to push against the resistance to fight climate change on a local level, electric car manufacturer Tesla has launched its first turf-powered car. “Baby steps lads,” Tesla confirmed at the launched of the car in the wilds of the Roscommon which has been… Read more »

Shell Unveils World’s First Animal Friendly Oil Spill

ENVIRONMENTALISTS the world over can breathe of a collective sigh of relief with the news that Shell have become the first oil company in the world to commit to making all future oil spills ‘animal friendly’. With oil spills historically causing devastation to the flora and fauna in the areas they occur, environmentally minded organisations… Read more »

500 Million Red Bulls Slaughtered Annually To Make Popular Energy Drink

ANIMAL rights activists have called on the world’s largest energy drink manufacturers to stop the annual slaughter of 500 million red bulls, urging them to substitute the animals liquidised genitalia for another ingredient instead. “It takes 12 pairs of fully grown red bull testicles to make 100 cans of the energy drink,” a spokesperson for PETA explained, “this is such… Read more »

Government Agrees To Dump Plastic Waste Across The Border

THE IRISH government are to take a ‘say nothing’ approach to allegations that they have begun to dump huge quantities of waste plastic along the northern side of the border, following the decision by China to no longer import plastic recyclable materials from European countries. China had previously imported 95% of Ireland’s waste plastic, but… Read more »