Training workshop in Tramore

The Coastwatch Survey regional coordination team is hosting a Coastwatch Survey Workshop on Saturday the 5th of October from 12pm. Meeting point will be TBay Surf Club, Lower Prom, Tramore. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Alan Walshe – 086 2066 879 – alan.walshe2@gmail.com

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Training Event in Balbriggan

Michael Walsh, Coastwatch Coordinator for Fingal, will host a demonstration on doing the Coastwatch Survey on the afternoon of Saturday, 28 September at 3.30pm on Balbriggan beach, just north of the harbour (unit 8-3-1-9). For any queries you may contact Michael at mpwal@eircom.net or 086 3038432.

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Press Release – Hydraulic dredging stopped

In the High Court Dublin Ireland on Wednesday 18th September Mr Justice Richard Humphreys granted an interim injunction, with immediate effect, preventing razor shell dredging in the Waterford estuary until such time as the court has decided a Coastwatch challenge of the Sea Fishery Protection Authority’s consent process for opening the fisheries. Coastwatch is an […]

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Bigger and Better Marine Protected Area Conference in Trinity College Dublin

Conference – Marine Protected Areas in EU and Irish waters (Sept 2nd-3rd) Coastwatch and the Irish Wildlife Trust are the Irish partners in an international MPA project coordinated by European NGO Seas at Risk. Together we are hosting a conference on the 2nd and 3rd of September in Trinity College Dublin to discuss the climate […]

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The 2018 Survey Results are available!

Friday, 5th of April – Survey Results Launch “Coast Character, Biodiversity and MPAs” with keynote address by Ricardo Aguilar (Oceana) at TCD 2018 Survey Results Part 1 – Coastal Character, Biodiversity and Marine Spatial Planning (Draft) Live-steam https://www.facebook.com/8955392153/videos/1949746228468292 https://www.facebook.com/8955392153/videos/430343457537739 https://www.facebook.com/8955392153/videos/2335431340114984   Friday 7th of June – Presentation of the Coastwatch Seagrass Report “Citizen Science Search […]

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Survey period extended until October 21st!

The Survey is going really well with 549 sites booked or done and over 600 photos uploaded! After days of storm and non-stop rain, the Coastwatch survey is extended to run until Sunday 21st October. This should allow everyone who booked to finish their survey and anyone else to join in the gorgeous weather forecast. […]

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Launch of 30 years of Coastwatch Data and Workshop

You are all invited to the Coastwatch Workwhop: Citizen Science Information: From Our Shore to Our First Maritime Spatial Plan and the Launch of 30 years of Coastwatch Data that will take place on August 31st 2018 from 11am to 3 pm at Trinity College Dublin, Room M17, (1st Floor) Museum Building, New Square. Please […]

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Coastwatch Exhibition European Parliament May 22nd

You are all invited to the Coastwatch ‘Marine Life and Litter’ Exhibition Launch!! Click here to see invite The exhibition, provides Coastwatch citizen science marine litter data over thirty years with a focus on the Island of Ireland and snippets from across Europe. For select items like plastic bags, the data captures the fast improvements […]

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Participate in our quick survey about disposable coffee cups!

Coastwatch is organizing a survey on single use coffee cups. It will only take a couple of minutes!! Just follow this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XijbrZQ7taXrSDtNgh0Nqg_8XFUeXwmhnxlUC6jFeCI/edit

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Disposable Coffee Cups – TCD Pilot Study

Disposable cups present a growing environmental issue, including the cup and lid litter reported by Coastwatch surveyors on the shores around Ireland. The use is associated with a change of life style in urban areas, with ‘coffee on the go’ as visible sign and a new coffee culture at the seashore and events. Coastwatchers therefore […]

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