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Thu20th Sep 2018

This Summer 20 young people from Inishowen became expert Coastal Explorers via a 10-week marine and environmental skills programme coordinated by the Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group. An additional 10 trainees took part in a 1-week intensive internship to gain insight into working in the marine sector. This innovative training…
Inishowen Youth become Coastal Experts
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Wed12th Sep 2018

New research undertaken by a team of Donegal based researchers led by Queen's University Belfasthas uncovered some startling new insights into the explosive power of the biggest fish in the Atlantic Ocean, the Basking shark.  Emmett Johnston a part time PhD researcher at Queens University led the research study in…
Breaching Basker reveals exceptional abilities
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Wed11th Jul 2018

20 young people from Inishowen recently received recognition for their achievements on completing a 10 week marine and environmental skills programme coordinated by the Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group.   The training programme (which was funded by the EU LEADER programme through the Inishowen Development Partnership and Donegal County Council)…
Inishowen's young Coastal Explorers
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Tue27th Mar 2018

A brand new marine based youth training programme coordinated by the Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group and funded by the EU LEADER programme through the Inishowen Development Partnership and Donegal County Council is now underway in Inishowen. 20 young people aged 14 – 17 from across Inishowen have been meeting…
Inishowen has 20 new Coastal Explorers!
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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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