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Take part in the public consultation on the draft Marine Biodiversity Citizen Science Strategy developed by the National Biodiversity Data Centre

Marine Biodiversity Citizen Science is increasingly recognised at national, European Union and international level as a valuable contributor of robust data to support marine policy reporting requirements, developing marine environmental policy, and engaging citizens in ocean literacy and marine policy.…

The Wonders of our Sea to Protect, an evening of talks at Galway Atlantaquaria for World Oceans Day 8th June 2022

With over 3,000 km of coastline and one of the biggest marine territories in the world, Ireland can boast an incredible range of different underwater environments and a diversity of marine life that are still mostly unknown although 40% of…

Gigantic Kraken sea-monsters ‘found’ on beaches in Galway and around Ireland over the weekend 

Celebrating European Maritime Day and the beginning of summer, children in Galway were having a kraken time creating gigantic Kraken sand sea-monsters with the Marine Institute’s Explorers Education team, on Grattan beach in Salthill (21st May). Over 150 children and families…

‘Building Climate Action Locally: Tools from the CCAT Project’, the final event of the ‘Coastal Communities Adapting Together’ project

‘Coastal Communities Adapting Together’ (CCAT) was a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Programme and ran from 2019 to 2021. The project was led by University College Dublin in partnership with Fingal County Council…

See some of the comments from our meeting in the Marine Institute. (list will auto play)