Gaeltacht development company defends sale of State seaweed company to Canadian multinational

State development company Údarás na Gaeltachta has denied that guaranteed harvesting rights on the west coast were part of a deal to sell its shares in seaweed company Arramara Teo to a Canadian multinational… Continue reading Gaeltacht development company defends sale of State seaweed company to Canadian multinational

Emperor penguin population is in peril due to vanishing ice

Disappearing sea ice in Antarctica is putting emperor penguins at risk of extinction, researchers warn.

“The population is declining,” says Hal Caswell, senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and an author of a new study in Nature Climate Change. “Unless something changes to stop that, the population will go into extinction.”

By 2100, the entire population could decrease by one-third, with all 45 of the known emperor penguin… Continue reading Emperor penguin population is in peril due to vanishing ice