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Saved by Seaweeds: their important contributions in times of crisis!

by Lynn Cornish on February 3, 2021 in Healthy Eating

 

If there’s anything the good people of Ireland are familiar with, it is with various ‘times of crisis’! Forced to eke out meagre livelihoods on lands consisting mostly of rock, or by harvesting the various offerings at the seashore, the Irish are widely recognized as a strong and resilient people. Survivors, to be sure…and ‘solid as rocks’ in their own right!

 

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The Ebb and Flow of Resource Science Assessments

by Michéal MacMonagail on September 30, 2020 in Resource Science

 

I recently recalled a good week of seaweed sampling we had in August of last year and thought I’d share the experience with you.  I remember we needed to inspect several beds of Ascophyllum nodosum along the Connemara and Mayo coastlines. 

 

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We can learn about healthy eating habits from prehistoric man

by Lynn Cornish on August 10, 2020 in Healthy Eating

 

The dictionary definition of ‘Agriculture’ is: “the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products”. Obviously, without agriculture, the majority of people on our planet would perish from starvation.

 

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