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  • The impact of landscape fire smoke on insects

    by Yanan Liu Landscape fires are expected to increase in many regions because of rises in temperature and changes in precipitation from global climate change. Smoke emissions from landscape fires contain many harmful atmospheric pollutants and will have ecological impacts. In particular, as insects play essential roles in many ecosystems, they may be sensitive to […]

  • The Culture File Debate: The Fire This Time (29 Oct 2022)

    On Samhain Weekend, the Culture File Debate (RTÉ Lyric Fm) takes on the myths and the meanings of fire with Dr Cathy Smith, researcher at the Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires; Donal Lally, co-founder of ANNEX; Andrew Scott, Professor of Modern and Ancient Fire Systems, and Rónán Ó Raghallaigh, an artist whose work involves performance and […]

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