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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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. […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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/editContinue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Launch of the Coastwatch Waste and Marine Litter Results 2017
How the EC Plastic Strategy could cut Marine Litter and Launch of the Coastwatch Waste and Marine Litter Results Tuesday 13th Feb 2018 1.00pm – 3.50pm M17 Museum Building, Trinity College Dublin TCD Green Week 2018 WORKSHOP organised by Coastwatch See programme Download registration formContinue reading
Preliminary Island of Ireland Survey Results Launch
On December 11th the Preliminary Results Launch and first follow up Workshop were hosted in Trinity College Dublin. See programme and list of 2017 surveyors. Materials launched: The Preliminary Water Quality Results report. The surveyors can comment until January 20th 2018. The Summary Results without graphics which were then provided in presentations (that will be […]Continue reading
Coastwatch Survey extended to Sun 22nd!
A big thank you to all of those who have booked or completed surveys this year. We have almost reached our 500 site target now. The survey has been extended to Sun 22nd to make sure we get all done and more! The hurricane Ophelia is to hit on Monday so it would be ideal […]Continue reading