The Fair Seas Revitalising Our Seas report identifies 16 areas of interest (AOI) for MPA designation in Irish waters. The area of coast spanning Donegal to Sligo is one of these areas. It may be the smallest AOI identified in the Fair Seas Revitalising Our Seas report, covering just 0.29% of Ireland’s maritime area, but […]
FAIR SEAS’ FILM SHINES LIGHT ON NORTHWEST COASTAL COMMUNITIES AND URGES ACTION FOR MARINE CONSERVATION
A short film featuring the views of local communities from Donegal and Sligo who depend on the sea to make a living is set to receive its online premiere next week.
Home to many breeding seabirds as well as endangered sharks, skates and rays. Some areas potentially act as nursery grounds for bottlenose dolphins and their calves, while Minke whales seem to favour the waters around St. Johns Point.