Fair Seas members and authors of the report ‘Revitalising Our Seas’ presentation at a virtual UN Ocean Conference side event. Members of the Fair Seas campaign discuss the potential for marine protected areas in Irish waters and what this would mean for our seas.

This video includes the full presentation and Q&A session with attendees that followed.

Speakers include: Kieran Flood, Coordinator of the Irish Wildlife Trust and chair of the Fair Seas Steering Committee; Aoife O’Mahony, Campaign Manager of Fair Seas; Sinead Loughran, Policy and Advocacy Officer at BirdWatch Ireland; Regina Classen, Marine Policy and Research Officer at the Irish Wildlife Trust; Dr Simon Berrow, CEO of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group and Fair Seas Steering Committee member; and Sibéal Regan, Education and Outreach Officer at the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group.

Our thanks to Kieran for chairing this webinar, to our scientists, partners and speakers for their insight and to all that attended, thank you for your interest and questions.

You can read our report Revitalising Our seas at: https://tinyurl.com/ReviltalisingOurSeas


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We also welcome you to join us in Cork on 8th June, where we are hosting our inaugural World Ocean Day conference. We are bringing ocean advocates, government, industry and key stakeholders together to map out the next steps for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Irish waters.

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