Posts Categorized: FairSeas

During the 2023 season the IWDG conducted surveys onboard R.V Celtic Mist in Partnership with Fair Seas within two Areas of Interest (AOI) highlighted in the Revitalising Our Seas report: the Southwest Coast and Loop Head to Kenmare River AOI’s. This survey programme was designed to capture the maximum amount of data within these areas

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The IUCN Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force is pleased to announce today the creation of six new Important Marine Mammal Areas, called IMMAs, which include Irish waters and three additional Areas of Interest (AoI). The newly approved IMMAs represent the final result of a full-year process, including an intensive week-long scientific workshop assessing and

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A coalition of Ireland’s leading environmental NGOs has strongly criticised the government for failing to publish key legislation that would protect Irish seas and help tackle the twin climate and biodiversity crises. Presenting a petition of 11,758 signatures from Ireland to Minister of State for Nature, Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, the Fair

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Marine Protected Areas

Join us for our FREE event on the 3rd November! Fair Seas and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) are hosting a special event in Skibbereen on the 3rd November to celebrate the rich waters off the west coast. The marine life along our coastline is truly spectacular, from resident bottlenose dolphins, to the

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In the coming months, the Irish Government will advance new  Marine Protected Area (MPA) legislation. As part of the Fair Seas campaign, we are urging Irish leaders to ensure that the new law will effectively protect and restore Ireland’s seas. Ireland’s biodiversity is reaching a tipping point. For decades, Ireland has lacked effective Marine Protected

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Join us for our FREE event on the 22nd October! Fair Seas and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) are hosting a special event in Ennistymon next week to celebrate the rich waters off the west coast. The marine life along our coastline is truly spectacular, from resident bottlenose dolphins, to the mysterious basking

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FAIR SEAS HIGHLIGHTS URGENT NEED FOR MARINE PROTECTION Campaign group issues call for legislation ahead of event in Clare   Fair Seas has expressed disappointment at the lack of progress on legislation to protect the waters around Ireland. The campaign group has been calling for the Bill to establish and manage Marine Protected Areas to

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FAIR SEAS EVENT TO SHOWCASE WONDERS OFF KERRY COAST   Fair Seas is hosting a special event in Dingle this week to celebrate the rich waters off the Kerry coast. Organisers are inviting the public to attend a talk about the whales, dolphins and porpoises that call this part of the country home. They will

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FAIR SEAS TO HOST LANDMARK CONFERENCE ON WORLD OCEAN DAY Cork event to bring together ocean advocates, global experts, key stakeholders, government and industry. An ocean economist, who won the prestigious 2023 Tyler Prize for the Environment Award, has been announced as the keynote speaker for the inaugural Fair Seas World Ocean Day Conference next

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