Diversity & Inclusion
STAND News Contributor Niamh Kelly continues her series on marine conservation issues with a look into the work of The Irish Basking Shark Group. Their research on this mysterious fish has important implications for Irish conservation work and even tourism.
STAND Student Festival’s Meghan Mickela shares a curated list of horror films that explore gender and subvert stereotypes for the 10,000 Students Campaign #GenderJusticeNow.
Contributor Niamh Kelly shares insights from her interview with Fair Seas’ Sinead Loughran about the importance of biodiversity, the challenges posed by climate change, and how to get involved as a “citizen scientist”.
As COP27 discusses plans for future climate change related weather events, STAND News Contributor Patricia Gonzáles revisits the deadly floods that devastated the Sindh and Balochistan provinces of Pakistan from August through October.
STAND News Contributor Niamh Kelly talks to Seal Rescue Ireland to understand how their efforts to rescue, rehabilitate and release grey and common seals in Ireland reflects the wider protection marine biodiversity needs to flourish.
Decarbonisation is a political and ecological project: the EU Taxonomy, gas and other barriers to change in Ireland
Roisin O’Donnell discusses a recent European Commission proposal involving the categorisation of gas and nuclear energy as sustainable, and shares perspectives on what a transition to clean energy really means for Ireland, Europe, and beyond.
Louie Lyons reflects on the UN security council veto, examining it’s restrictive impact on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria and the potential for change.
Penelope Norman reflects on xyr experience at Climate Camp Ireland and the potential it demonstrated for building a better tomorrow.
Louie Lyons discusses issues Irish Travellers face while trying to access all levels of education and ways we can fix our institutions to be more inclusive going forward.
Deepthi Suresh discusses the experience of women comedians from television shows like the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to the perspectives of working comedians from Ireland to India and beyond.