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- Seamus Crosse, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental evidence 2015 v.4 no.1 pp. 14
- European Union; climate change; databases; ecosystem services; energy crops; environmental impact; environmental protection; experimental design; food industry; groundwater contamination; nitrates; rivers; rural areas; selection criteria; surface water; sustainable agricultural intensification; water quality; Ireland
- ... BACKGROUND: Increasing world population, changing consumption patterns, and the agri-food industry ambition for expansion will drive an increase in outputs from future Irish agriculture. This must be achieved within the context of the targets established within E.U. environmental directives, such as the Nitrates (91/676/EEC) and Water Framework Directives (2000/60/EC). How and if sustainable inten ...