The north Donegal coast was identified as a high biodiversity ‘Area of Interest’ for potential Marine Protected Area designation.
You never forget the first time you see a basking shark. A gigantic shark, seemingly out of nowhere, appeared right alongside our boat.
An introduction to 'Revitalising Our Seas, Identifying Areas of Interest for Marine Protected Areas Designation in Irish Waters.'
Fair Seas attended the second UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. With over 300 side events taking place throughout the week, major announcements from government representatives at the conference, and a huge uptick in civil society representation compared to the 2017 event, it was a busy week from start to finish for the Fair Seas team.
UN Oceans Conference – Fair Seas welcomes Ireland’s €10 million funding announcement for overseas marine protection
at the United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Minister Noonan announced that Ireland will provide €10 million in funding to address ocean challenges faced by developing countries including Small Island Developing States.
Regina Classen is the Marine Policy and Research Officer with the Irish Wildlife Trust and co-author of the ‘Fair Seas’ report, ‘Revitalising Our Seas’. Regina joins Johnathon Mcrea on Newstalk’s Futureproof, to explain a little bit about what Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are and how they might look in Ireland. Some of the questions they […]
Yesterday saw the publication of a new proposal from the European Union for a Nature Restoration Law. The new law will set legally binding targets for nature restoration both on land and at sea.
At Fair Seas we seek to protect, conserve and restore Ireland’s unique marine environment. The Irish Government has issued a notice warning that a French ‘missile/rocket firing exercise’ will take place in Ireland’s Exclusive Economic Zone to the southwest of the country from June 21 - 27.