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Sat8th Mar 2014

An RTE series on Ireland’s wildlife will feature the basking shark research undertaken off Malin head in 2013. The program which will air on April 1stwas filmed and recorded by Colin Stafford Johnson and his team for GMarsh TV and RTE. It is set to demonstrate some of the research…
Colin Staford Johnson discusses the new CATS device with E. Johnston while filming off Malin Head
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Sat8th Mar 2014

Discovery Channel Canada has confirmed they are coming to Malin Head to film a program on Basking Sharks for their famous Shark Week. The Irish Basking Shark Study Group Since which was only started in 2009 believe this is a major publicity coup for them, coordinator Emmett Johnston said “To…
Two basking sharks travel together off Malin head
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Tue3rd Sep 2013

Foyle II a 6-8m shark successfully equipped with a satellite transmitter or ‘Spot’ tag in Irish waters this summer is heading south for the canaries Islands. This wildlife computers SPOT tag was deployed off Malin head, Donegal on the 12thof July as part of the ‘Shark Spotting’ project sponsored by…
Foyle Ii basking shark heads south
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Fri23rd Aug 2013

Ocean Literacy; Understanding our local sea’s and collating sufficient information to support informed decision making on their use and future is the focus of the European Marine Science Educators Association's (EMSEA) Conference to be held inPlymouth University during September 2013.   The Irish Basking Shark Study Group education facilitator Rosemary…
School kids marvel at basking shark food or Plaknton on a filed trip during the Monster Munch project
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Sat17th Aug 2013

Shark Camp 2013 was a two week Summer Camp and internship for local teens run by the Irish Basking Shark Study Group and funded by the Inishowen Development Partnership (IDP). The two week camp in Malin Head, Co Donegal was designed to give interns a taste of marine biology, conservation…
Shark Camp Aboard
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Wed31st Jul 2013

Shark Camp Update Secondary school students from around Inishowen are taking part in a two week ‘Shark Camp’ internship with the Irish Basking Shark Study Group designed to let students experience what it’s like to walk in the shoes of a shark biologist. This Inishowen Development Partnership funded initiative not…
Shark Camp Interns take some time out to enjoy the good weather and beautiful beaches at Malin head during some fish surveys
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