Careers in Ecology

Careers in Ecology

What is Ecology? Ecology is the study of the relationship between living things, including humans, and their environments. Students pursuing careers in ecology will explore ecological principles such as evolution, adaptation, and recycling.  What 3rd Level Courses are Available? Universities and colleges in Ireland are offering courses in the following subject areas: Environmental Biology – […]

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Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

What are Environmental Studies? Pollution, climate change, deforestation, waste management, sustainable energy… The great environmental issues that confront us are an exciting challenge. This is reflected by the range of highly involving courses and careers related to Environmental Studies. If you want to do your bit for the planet, then read on… What 3rd Level […]

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Forestry

Forestry

Several hundred years of years ago, forests covered 80 percent of Ireland. Human activity, such as farming and home-building, destroyed most of these. At one stage, forests covered as little as one percent of the country. Our forests are a valuable resource and therefore, the government began the process of re-introducing forest. As a result, now […]

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Marine Science

Marine Science

The sea is more than just the best place to go for a summer holiday. The sea regulates the earth’s temperature. It also stores vast quantities of mineral deposits and fossil fuels. Furthermore, it is home to most of earth’s creatures and an integral part of the planet’s ecology. Marine science, therefore, covers a varied […]

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Geography

Geography

The Ancient Greeks coined the the term geography. Roughly this translates as “to describe the earth.” The name hints at the scale of this discipline. As you can guess, geography encompasses far more than learning the names of capitals cities or types of lakes. Geography has two major areas. Firstly, there is the human. This incorporates […]

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