Tasman Crowe contributes to pre-legislative scrutiny of Marine Protected Areas Bill 2023

Tasman Crowe gave opening statement to pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Marine Protected Areas Bill 2023

Earth Institute artist in residence Deirdre O'Mahony hosts Eat Food Policy feast

Feast held at City Assembly House on 25 January brought together farmers, food producers, scientists, politicians, and policymakers to share first-hand experiences of the challenges of farming today.

Coffee Morning: Digital tools for increased recycling and more efficient raw materials use

Kevin Roche (School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering) will discuss digital tools for increased recycling and more efficient raw materials use.

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