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Oceans of Learning focuses on Food From Our Oceans

Oceans of Learning focuses on Food From Our Oceans

Exploring the science behind our seafood with 'Food from our Ocean' is the first topic in the Marine Institute's Oceans of Learning series. The Marine Institute and partners are celebrating our world's shared ocean and our connection to the sea through an Oceans of...

Ireland celebrates European Maritime Day virtually

Ireland celebrates European Maritime Day virtually

In recognition of European Maritime Day today, 20th May and World Oceans Day on 8th June, the Marine Institute and partners will celebrate our seas, our world’s shared ocean and our connection to the sea through our Oceans of Learning series. Over the next 10 weeks,...

Ocean Champion Spot Prizes for Primary School children

Ocean Champion Spot Prizes for Primary School children

The Marine Institute's Explorers Education Programme continues to offer a range of ocean-themed resources for parents and children to support their stay-at-home learning, which includes lots of cross-curricular activities and online spot prizes. "We are delighted to...

BIM Aquaculture Remote Classroom (ARC) goes online

BIM Aquaculture Remote Classroom (ARC) goes online

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has announced its Aquaculture Remote Classroom (ARC) has moved temporarily online, allowing teachers and pupils access to a series of lessons that have been specially created based on the 5th and 6th...

Explorers Education Programme Engages with Trainee Teachers

Explorers Education Programme Engages with Trainee Teachers

In early March, the Marine Institute’s Explorers Education Programme delivered an introduction to ocean literacy, teaching children about the marine in the classroom, to over two hundred and fifty pre-service teachers at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, for the...

NUIG Study Helps Improve Future Climate Change Predictions

NUIG Study Helps Improve Future Climate Change Predictions

New research published by NUI Galway’s Centre for Climate & Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS) has shone light on the impact of clouds on climate change. The study has raised serious doubts about the likely impact of human-led interventions involving methods of cloud...

Noise hampers crab camouflage and defensive responses

Noise hampers crab camouflage and defensive responses

Colour-changing crabs struggle to camouflage themselves when exposed to noise from ships, new research shows. Today the marine environment is experiencing unprecedented levels of human-made (anthropogenic) noise, which scientists have shown impacts on organisms in a...

A new Network for Arctic Researchers in Ireland

A new Network for Arctic Researchers in Ireland

The Marine Institute in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade launched the Network of Arctic Researchers in Ireland (NARI) on Friday 28th, February 2020. NARI aims to create, maintain and develop an informal all-island network of Arctic...