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Seabirds and Marine Life Thrive Along the Donegal and Sligo Coast

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Seabirds and Marine Life Thrive Along the Donegal and Sligo Coast

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 […]

The Greater Skellig Coast Hope Spot

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The Greater Skellig Coast Hope Spot

A large swathe of ocean off the south west coast of Ireland has been added to a list of ‘Hope Spots’ by the global marine conservation movement Mission Blue, led by legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle.

SMART plan needed for Ireland’s biodiversity

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SMART plan needed for Ireland’s biodiversity

Fair Seas welcomed the opportunity to respond to the NBAP public consultation and agreed with Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan in his foreword that a successful plan ‘will set the national biodiversity agenda for the period 2023-2027 and aims to deliver the transformative changes required to the ways in which we value and protect nature’.