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A day in the life

This video series aims to inspire you to consider a career within the agri-food sector. The predicted labour shortage in our industry by 2030 coupled with the little careers information …

Case Study: Veterinary Drugs

Veterinary drugs are used in the treatment of disease. An emergence or increase in animal diseases as a result of climate change could result in a greater reliance on these …

Case Study: Animal Diseases

Livestock production faces increasing climate-induced risks due to the fact they attack the productivity of the ecosystems and availability of water animals rely on. One indirect effect of climate change …

The Impact of Climate Change on Animal Health

In this final section we will reveal the major impacts climate change has on animal production, affecting nutrition, access to water and animal health. Climate change influences livestock production by …

Case Study: Mycotoxins and Climate Change

In week 1 (at step 1.14) we learnt about mycotoxins and their implications for human health. Now we will explore the impact of climate change on mycotoxins contamination of cereal …

Climate Change and its Impact on Plant Health

Environmental conditions play a key role in defining the function and distribution of plants. Similar to soil and water health, changes in conditions as a result of climate change is …

Case Study: Migration of Fish and Marine Toxins

Climate change threatens serious negative impacts on the global fisheries sector forcing species to migrate northwards to escape. Aquatic species are highly sensitive to the temperature of water because they …

Case Study: Seafood and Harmful Algal Blooms

Climate change factors may be creating a marine environment most suited to Harmful Algal Bloom forming species of algae. Harmful Algal Blooms A Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) is a rapid …

Case Study: Plant Responses to Water Logging

Water logging causes oxygen restrictive conditions which dramatically affect plant growth, development and survival. Plants which have endured these conditions have adapted important survival traits. In European countries, most crop …

Climate Change and its Impact on Soil Health

Soil health refers to the soil’s ability to produce crops and animals sustainably, while maintaining and improving the environment. Climate change may adversely impact soil health by reducing the amount …

Climate Action

Climate change is a global challenge. It does not respect national borders. As a result, it requires action to be coordinated at an international level. The United Nations (UN) is …

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) prepare and publish reports presenting the latest evidence for the physical science basis of observed global warming. Since its establishment in 1988, the …
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