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Created by: RTÉjr

Ireland 11+

Started: November 8th, 2019

Status: Active, 73 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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Ep 67 – Ecolution at the BTYSTE – Part 2
0:24:09 | January 25th, 2023

We return for the second episode and this time food and farming are on the agenda. We found projects on our attitudes to eating insects, the carbon impact of trawling and more. Plus Evie was joined in studio by by students who have a vested interest in agriculture, living and working on farms with their families.

Ep 66 – Ecolution at the BTYSTE – Part 1 
0:20:51 | January 18th, 2023

Evie heads to the RDS to meet the young competitors in the 2023 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Almost half of the projects dealt with clever solutions to the climate crisis. Too much to cover in one episode so part 2 coming next week. 

Ep 65 – A Christmas Message 
0:05:24 | December 21st, 2022

Ecolution draws to a close for the season, but not without recognizing all those we’ve met and worked with this year. 

Ep 64 – George Monbiot 
0:29:47 | November 30th, 2022

Today we speak with George Monbiot, who’s new book Regenesis: Feeding the World without Devouring the Planet is all about the soil beneath our feet. Plus we discuss what it means to grow things with students from Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire. 

Ep 63 – Trust the Science
0:16:39 | November 16th, 2022

We posed some tricky questions to four scientists about the climate crisis and the place of scientific research in explaining the issues, while also coming up with solutions to mitigate Global temperature rise. With Phil and Julie from “Let’s Dive In”, Dr Shane McGuinness and Dr Niamh Shaw.

Ep 62 – Climate and Nature Summit
0:13:31 | November 2nd, 2022

For the 2nd year in a row, the Schools Climate and nature Summit offers all children in Primary and Secondary an opportunity to make friends and start climate awareness and action. It takes place in tandem with COP27. We met some of the children and teachers taking part.

Ep 61 – Children and Young People’s Assembly on Biodiversity Loss
0:13:19 | November 2nd, 2022

October saw the coming together of Irelands’ first ever Children and Young People’s Assembly on Biodiversity Loss, and Ecolution was lucky enough to follow their journey. We meet some of the children selected, their mentors and TD Malcolm Noonan.

Ep 60 – Of a Feather…
0:29:09 | October 19th, 2022

Birds are one of the most visible, and audible members of the biosphere that surround us. But they are in serious trouble. We spoke to Niamh Fitzgerald of Birdwatch Ireland, Birders in Kilkenny and kids across the country to see why they’re in decline and ask what we can do to help.

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This is so good! We love to get out into the forest and enjoy some quiet time, but alas I think we might just be bringing the noise with us ha


Created by: RTÉjr
Started: November 8th, 2019
Status: Active, 73 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

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