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Ours to Protect

Ours To Protect is broadcast every Monday evening at 7pm on Sunshine 106.8

Ours to Protect is a unique and exciting audio project - a collaboration of local and regional broadcasters from across the country who have come together along with Sunshine 106.8 to tackle climate change, champion climate action, and inform and educate audiences all over Ireland about how they can make a difference.


Join Carol Dooley and special guests on Sunshine 106.8,
every Monday evening at 7pm for the latest edition
of Ours to Protect



Listen to the Sunshine 106.8 - Ours To Protect
Weekly Podcast here



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Ours To Protect programme information tip sheets


September 25th 2023 - SPAR National Tree Week

September 18th 2023 - Forestry Strategy

September 11th 2023 - Recycle IT

September 4th 2023 - The Big Beach Clean

August 28th 2023 - Ad Net Zero

August 21st 2023 - Musgraves

August 14th 2023 - The Last Tourist

August 7th 2023 - Science Foundation Ireland

July 31st 2023 - Clever Tots

July 24th 2023 - Europe's First Sustainable Hotel

July 17th 2023 - United Nations 2030

July 10th 2023 - WEEE Ireland

July 3rd 2023 - Clean Coasts

June 26th 2023 - Leave No Trace

June 19th 2023 - Green Schools Initiative

June 12th 2023 - Reintroduction of Ospreys to Ireland


We want to get your input on our programme and the content that you'd like to hear on Ours To Protect between now and May 2024.

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Humans use as much ecological resources as if we lived on 1.75 Earths. The Ecological Footprint is the only metric that compares the resource demand of individuals, governments, and businesses against Earth's capacity for biological regeneration.

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Led by the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, Ours to Protect involves 23 radio stations in Ireland broadcasting over 1,200 new and unique programmes between June 2023 and May 2024 - all devoted to climate change and climate action. Programmes are broadcast on a weekly basis through to May 2024.

For additional details visit the dedicated website ourstoprotect.ie

Ours to Protect is funded by Coimisiún na Meán with the Television Licence Fee and is a partnership between Sunshine 106.8 and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland check out ourstoprotect.ie for more details.

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