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Tue6th Feb 2018

The Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group are now seeking Expressions of Interest for a new marine based youth training programme called the Inishowen Coastal Explorers.   This Programme is open to those aged 14-17 years from Inishowen who are interested in marine science, boating, nature and the environment. The programme…
Coastal Explorers
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Tue14th Nov 2017

Outreach Consultation Process Launched. The Inishowen based basking shark group’s research studies have always been accompanied by parallel outreach programs aimed at making their research more accessible and useful to the local communities in which the research is undertaken (Monster Munch, Depth Charge, Shark Camp, Shark Spotting projects  and more…).…
Young Participants of Shark Camp 2013 working heard in the field at at Malin Head
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Tue14th Nov 2017

New Research Collaboration with UC Davis We are very happy to announce that starting in 2018 we will officially form a new collaborative relationship with University California, Davis. This new research focused collaboration builds on our existing partnership with the Schools of Biological Sciences at Queens University Belfast. New research…
Prof. Pete Klimley and Alex McInturfundertake fieldwork at Malin Head, Ireland
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Tue14th Nov 2017

Group Activity Update Although there has not been much online activity in the past year the group have not been idle. With the completion of the field work element of the 2010 -2015 research program the group’s members have been focused on writing up the individual research projects and undertaking…
Basking shark with fishing line on nose
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Tue14th Nov 2017

Shark tagged off Malin Head, Donegal turns up off the East Coast of the US. One of the basking sharks that were equipped with a satellite transmitter on the North Irish coast at Malin head has been videoed and sighted off the North East coast of the US by a…
Basking Shark with Sat Tag attached
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Fri26th Jun 2015

Washout, Windout 2015 has seen an unprecedented levels of rain and wind hitting the west coast of Ireland. Stable calm sunny conditions which result in higher basking shark encounters have not been seen since mid-April. Does this mean there sharks are not there? Or have gone elsewhere? unlikely, what’s more…
Basking shark off Malin head with Tag attached
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