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Explorers Education Programme Expands to all Coastal Counties with a Strong Marine Outreach team
September 23, 2021
23 September 2021: The Marine Institute are delighted to announce the expansion of the Explorers Education Programme,...
Professor Dave Reid of the Marine Institute received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES), at their virtual Annual Science Conference 2021.
September 7, 2021
7 September 2021: Professor Dave Reid of the Marine Institute received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the...
Bjørnsen family and friends discover the treasures inside the mini-boat 'Seoltóir Na Gaillimhe – the Galway Sailor’, after discovering it washed up on Bunes Beach above the Arctic Circle in the Lofoten Islands, in Norway. Photograph: Mr Lars Bjørnsen
August 31, 2021
31 August 2021: The Marine Institute's Explorers Education Programme and Educational Passages are delighted to report...
The Status of Ireland’s Climate
August 12, 2021
• Long term observations in Ireland provide important insights on the causes and consequences of Climate Change;•...
The ocean glider being deployed from the RV Celtic Explorer.
August 3, 2021
3 August 2021: The ability to track free swimming salmon juveniles has been extended hundreds of kilometres into the...
Tail of Humpback Whale Orion. Photo Dr Justin Judge.
July 27, 2021
27th July 2021: A new individual Humpback Whale, nicknamed ‘Orion’, has been sighted for the first time in Irish waters...
Experimental salmon trawl net being hauled aboard the RV Celtic Explorer,  May 2008. Photo Niall Ó Maoiléidigh.
July 20, 2021
20 July 2021: Marine survival of salmon in the eastern North Atlantic has substantially declined in recent decades, yet...
HABscope
July 8, 2021
8 July 2021: A HABscope, a microscope with an attached iPod using artificially intelligent software is currently being...
Dr Audrey Morley, NUIG
June 17, 2021
How is the Arctic climate relevant to Ireland?I think there is more and more awareness around how changes in the Arctic...
One of the #SeaToMe winners - Colleen Maloney
June 16, 2021
16th June 2021: Over the past four weeks, the Marine Institute and partners have been celebrating our seas through the...

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