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Smell of the sea may steer seabirds to their food

Smell of the sea may steer seabirds to their food

Researchers in Ireland have shed some light on how a wide-ranging seabird tracks its prey. They showed how the species known as the Manx Shearwater searches for food in areas of ocean packed with plankton. These microscopic organisms give off a smell the seabirds can...
Minister Naughton Launches Safety on the Water website

Minister Naughton Launches Safety on the Water website

Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD yesterday (July 31st) launched the newly updated Safety on the Water website: www.safetyonthewater.gov.ie Speaking at an event hosted by RNLI Galway to formally launch the new initiative—a...
Oceans of Learning celebrates our sea with success

Oceans of Learning celebrates our sea with success

Over the past 10 weeks, the Marine Institute and partners have been celebrating our seas through our Oceans of Learning series, by offering news, online activities and resources on a range of marine topics. More than 130 resources are now available on the Marine...