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The start-up’s clients include food and drink giant Nestlé

University College Cork (UCC) biotech spin-out SeqBiome is one of 10 start-ups selected to partake in prestigious PepsiCo’s Greenhouse Accelerator pro(...)

The total funding support will depend on the outcome of negotiations. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Department of Agriculture is working on plans to provide hundreds of millions of euro in support to the farming and fisheries sectors, even if a B(...)

Dr Rowan Fealy of Maynooth University. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

One of the biggest research projects ever undertaken to evaluate the impact of climate disruption in Ireland is to use advanced monitoring technology (...)

Cattle graze in Cootehill Co Cavan. Environmental umbrella group EP said ‘without a decrease in cattle numbers Ireland will continue to be in breach of EU law’. Photograph: Getty

A plan that tries to set out how Irish agriculture could achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 “perpetuates business-as-usual practices that will continue(...)

Trout and freshwater pearl mussels

It seems a bit late in the day, if not the whole Anthropocene, for humans to think of giving half the Earth back to nature. In America that project is(...)

 Blackface make the most of rough upland herbage, with a coarse thatch of fleece that’s proof against wind and rain. Illustration: Michael Viney

One sound from autumn has stayed with me over the years: the hollow thock...thock...thock of colliding skulls in a confrontation of rams. One animal h(...)

Study finds 8.7 billion litres of milk were processed in the State in 2019 with more than 91.8 per cent of produced domestically. Photograph: iStock

Irish dairy farmers receive the lowest price for their milk among Europe’s major milk producers but still enjoy the highest margins because of the low(...)

Prof Emmeline Hill and Prof Lisa Katz have been awarded over €880,000 to investigate the dynamic interplay between the inherited DNA sequence of a horse and the environment. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A broad range of Irish scientific research is to be supported by the latest round of Science Foundation Ireland’s Frontiers for the Future programme –(...)

Sales of protected urea have increased significantly this year with almost 40,000 tonnes sold between January and June this year

There are strong indications farmers are scaling up actions to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs) arising from farming and investing in proven technologie(...)

According to the research, wind occurring at 120m – the height of a standard wind turbine – will decrease, notably in summer. Photograph: Mat Fascione/Geograph.org.

The likely consequences of climate disruption on Ireland have been evident for many years – with some studies suggesting that apart from increased ext(...)

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