MARINE LIFE MARINE LITTER: FROM CITIZEN SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE TO ACTION
You are invited To the Coastwatch Word Oceans Day celebration, workshop and launch on Saturday 8th June 2019
Board Room UCC Centre for Executive Education at No.1 Lapps Quay (Old Cork Savings Bank opposite City Hall)
10 – 11am Marine Life celebration in images, Crafting sea life and Coast/MPA Clinic
11 – 12noon Marine Litter Coastwatch results and Launch by Dr Jeff Fisher, Director, Marine Institute.
12.00 – 12.20pm Refreshments
12.20 – 13.00pm Kayak survey and invasive alien seaweed Sargassum muticum control trial results
13.00 PHOTO SHOOT EVENT on the river Lee at Lapps Quay.
Bigger and better MPAs bring back OCEAN HEALTH.
Informed Public Participation brings just sharing of OCEAN WEALTH
RSVP: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information call Bernie Connolly CEF 083 1468064 or Karin Dubsky, Coastwatch 086 8111 684
This World Oceans Day event is organised by Coastwatch and Cork Environmental Forum and follows the Marine Life June 7th field trip and event at Charles Fort Kinsale. Happening in Cork during SeaFest 2019 we welcome SEAFEST participants.
The emphasis in our events is on discovering the magic biodiversity of our shores, recording elements, especially indicator and keystone species in a way which can be used to protect and monitor it and enabling citizens to become ocean and official data literate.
Government has announced a climate change and biodiversity emergency. This calls for action. We will present both own action and recommendations for government to protect and restore biodiversity and avoid/tackle marine litter which we all contribute to.