Fair Seas Conference 8th June 2023

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Fair Seas Conference 8th June 2023

June 8th 2023. We hope to bring ocean advocates, government, industry and key stakeholders together to map out the next steps in Ireland focusing on the designation and management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and learning from best practices across the world.

Winds of Change At Sea

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Winds of Change At Sea

In July 2022 Regina Classen of IWT & Fair Seas, was invited to join the Dalkey and Killiney Community Councils at Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel in Dalkey to present the recently published report ‘Revitalising Our Seas’ by Fair Seas.

Sustainable Development Goal 14 – Life Below Water

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Sustainable Development Goal 14 – Life Below Water

Sadly, poor implementation of EU legislation has led many of the directives to fail in achieving their targets. Overfishing still takes place in 2022 (although some progress has been made), Ireland hasn’t even come close to achieving its 2020 target of 10% marine protection...

East Coast Area of Interest for Marine Protected Area Designation

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East Coast Area of Interest for Marine Protected Area Designation

Ireland’s east coast is an extremely rich area for seabirds. The waters directly off Dublin’s fair city host the most important roseate tern colony in all of Europe. One of only two cod spawning grounds in Irish waters occurs along our east coast covering 65% of this ‘Area of Interest’.