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Sustainability levels in irish dairy farming: a farm typology according to sustainable performance indicators
(Research Institute of Agricultural Economics, 2017-08-01)
Feeding the world's population in a sustainable manner is one of the key challenges facing the future of global agriculture. The recent removal of the milk quota regime in the European Union has prompted an expansionary ...
Development of a complex intervention to promote appropriate prescribing and medication intensification in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus in irish general practice
(Springer Nature, 2017-09-16)
Background: Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) can be seen as failure to meet recommended targets for management of key risk factors including glycaemic control, blood pressure and lipids. Poor control of ...
Understanding timelines within mpeg standards
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-01-01)
Nowadays, media content can be delivered via diverse broadband and broadcast technologies. Although these different technologies have somehow become rivals, their coordinated usage and convergence, by leveraging of their ...
Intensification of phosphorus cycling in china since the 1600s
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016-02-22)
Phosphorus (P) is an essential nutrient for living systems with emerging sustainability challenges related to supply uncertainty and aquatic eutrophication. However, its long-term temporal dynamics and subsequent effects ...
Cost-effective imta: a comparison of the production efficiencies of mussels and seaweed
(Springer Nature, 2014-03-05)
This paper compares the biofilter capacity and cost-effectiveness of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) and seaweed for use in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) based on experiences in Ireland and Denmark. This ...
Whistle-blowing and the employment relations implications of the ‘protected disclosures act 2014’ in the republic of ireland
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2017-01-17)
This article explores the introduction of the 2014 Protected Disclosures Act in the Republic of Ireland. It does so by using a justice theory lens to examine the potential for the Act to protect workers who may feel the ...