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A True's beaked whale post-mortem was performed yesterday in Brandon Bay, Co. Kerry under our Deep Diving and Rare species Investigation Programme (DDRIP). Summary of the initial results are outlined below. Full results will be released once further analysis has been completed.


Powerful but simple message outside Poolbeg Yacht and Motor Club in the heart of Dublin City, supported by the IWDG. So many can benefit if MPAs are progressed properly, and engagement with all those interested in the key.

#fairseas #iwt #birdwatchireland #ecorebelireland


Our team are over in #Scotland today attending the #MarineForum2022 Sharing knowledge and collaboration are key themes of the forum and we are looking forward to hearing the broad range of talks from
@strandings @whalesorg and many more


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👉 We would like to remind you that the last day to order IWDG merchandise and gifts before Christmas is the 18th of December for Ireland and UK and the 5th of December for International shippings.🎄If your order is placed after this date, we cannot guarantee that your order will arrive before Christmas. 🎄Thanks to everyone for your continued support. 🙏#ShopToSupport #greetingcard #whale #Dolphin #iwdgshop #research #adoptawhale #AdoptaDolphin ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is World Wildlife Conservation Day!The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group is dedicated to the conservation and better understanding of whales, dolphins and porpoises in Irish waters.This year we joined leading national environmental groups to launch a new campaign to rapidly expand Marine Protected Areas in Irish Waters.The Fair Seas campaign is calling for at least 10% of our waters to be designated as ‘Fully Protected’ by 2025 and at least 30% by 2030.Fair Seas' aim is to see Ireland, with a renewed appreciation of the ocean, become a world leader in marine protection, giving our species, habitats and coastal communities the opportunity to thrive. Follow the progress of this campaign at www.fairseas.ieVideo credit: Common dolphins by RV Celtic Explorer#iwdg#MPAs#education#ocean literacy#MarineProtectedAreas#IrishWaters ... See MoreSee Less
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🐋 We have 12 beautiful and unique cards, perfect for use for all occasions.These cards provide the perfect blank canvas for Solstice and New Year’s salutations.Alternatively if you have a birthday or special occasion or just want to share the love of these beautiful creatures in our waters, then these cards are for you.The photos are contributions from IWDG members and friends, printed on soya-based ink and recycled paper. No plastic is used in the packaging.Species names are printed in English, Irish and Latin with a quote for reflection from Séamus Heaney.Cards are packaged in bundles of 6.Get yours at #greetingcard #whale #dolphin #iwdgshop #research #adoptawhale #adoptadolphin ... See MoreSee Less
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