The High Court has ruled that there is no effective licence to permit the mechanical extraction of kelp from Bantry Bay. BioAtlantis Aquamarine Ltd. – a Tralee-based biotechnology company – applied in 2009 for a foreshore licence to harvest kelp from over 1,860 acres, the largest mechanical extraction ever proposed in Britain […]

Agroforestry is the practice of combining forestry and agriculture in a mutually beneficial way. West Cork agroforester Rossa Gibbons talks to Moze Jacobs about his passion for trees and the benefits of planting on agricultural land. Trees are long-lived. (The oldest known individual specimen is almost 5,000 years old). So […]