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Fish as biomonitors : an integrated perspective
There is a perception in some quarters that because there has been a reduction in fish kills in Ireland in recent years that the fishery resource is no longer under threat to the same degree as heretofore. This is not ...
Origin of language in last poems
(Yeats International Summer School, Sligo, 1995)
Waste minimisation in the bulk pharmaceutical industry
Waste disposal is a major problem for today’s society. The traditional outlets for wastes, like landfilling are fast disappearing and for many types of wastes it is no longer an option. The problems of disposal of hazardous ...
Environmental management and auditing : relevant aspects of its development and implementation
The concept o f Environmental Management and Auditing (EMA) is one that has only come to prominence in recent years but is fast gaining momentum EMA is part of a series of environmental protection measures which have ...
Agriculture odours : an Irish perspective of the nuisance
Animal numbers have continued to increase over the past decade. Associated with this is an increase in the amount o f animal manures to disposed of. The odours associated with this manure are perceived to be a problem. ...
The role of statutory and non-statutory bodies charged with environmental responsibility in the Irish Republic
Primary responsibility for the protection of the environment in Ireland lies with the Department of the Environment, however many other government departments have both general and specific responsibilities in this ...
An investigation of the trace organic contamination of Irish groundwater and a review of current analytical techniques
Groundwater is a major natural resource in Ireland. It has been estimated that 30% of the drinking water supply in Ireland is provided by this source. Most of the groundwater is of a potable quality but any contamination ...
Soil damage in forestry from machinery used in thinning operations
The potential increase in timber yields achieved through the thinning process in the forest is often reduced by soil compaction caused by the machinery involved in the thinning. This is often compounded by use of unsuitable ...
The eco-management and audit scheme for Irish local authorities : a preliminary study
As we approach the 21st century the management of environmental affairs is undergoing change. Global concepts such as Sustainability and Agenda 21 are the cornerstones of a new focus on the environment. In the fifth ...