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Mon29th Jul 2013

SHARK CAMP BEGINS The first Irish Shark Camp Intern. Programme began today Monday 29thJuly at Malin Head, Co. Donegal. The two week duration summer camp for teenagers will involve hands on training in marine biology and oceanography as well as tuition in Basking shark ecology and shark conservation. The 10…
Shark Camp Interns and Facilitator Rosemary McCluskey outside the Malin Head Community Centre prepare for Irelands First Shark Camp
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Sat20th Jul 2013

July 2013 A Dutch film crew got a little more than they bargined for when they took a trip off Malin Head for some fishing and shark watching with a team of researchers from the Irish Basking Shark Project. Within minutes of entering ‘Shark Waters’ the film makers who document the new…
Cats Cam ready for deployment
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Fri19th Jul 2013

July 2013 Soaring summer temperatures and calm sea conditions have resulted in the Hundreds of Basking Sharks gathering at Malin head. Shark researchers based on Inishowen have managed to deploy satellite tracking tags, visual I.D. placards and video cameras on the sharks in recent days.   Sharks by the dozen…
E.Johnston makes the most of the calm evenings as he prepares to tag a basking shark  off the coast of Malin head
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Mon1st Jul 2013

Shark Camp 2013 There are a few remaining positions available on Shark Camp 2013. Due to the level of interest from areas outside of Malin head and Glengad applications will be accepted from all of Inishowen for the remaining places. If you are interested in sharks, a future in the…
Shark Tagging off Malin Head
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Mon10th Jun 2013

Shark Camp 2013 Launched What monsters lurk beneath the waves off Malin head? Sharks is the right answer, but why are they there, how many are they and do they bite? These are some of the questions that ten lucky participants on a new shark themed summer camp will answer…
Shark Camp facilitator Rosemary, intorduces students to local marine species
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Mon10th Jun 2013

Foyle and Koisan Deployed   Two SPOT tags have been deployed on individual sharks off Malin head in an effort to track shark movements when on the Malin or Islay Front. The tags were deployed as part of the new ‘Shark Spotting’ initiative which is part funded by the Loughs…
Foyle deployed on a Fin using a new clamp arrangement
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