Marine Blog

Keep up to date with BirdWatch Ireland's marine advocacy

Check out our marine blogs to find out more about our work to make Ireland a leader in marine conservation and sustainable fisheries management.


Overfishing to continue in 2019

Minister Creed misses out on making history by continuing to allow overfishing December 2018

Deep-Sea Campaign

Over the course of 2019 BirdWatch Ireland ran a campaign to urge EU decision makers to end overfishing in the deep-sea.


The Landing Obligation

Time is running out for wasteful fishing practices in Europe

North Sea Cod

The sustainable certification of North Sea cod must be seen as an endorsement of the Common Fisheries Policy, not an excuse to ignore the real state of Europe’s marine environment.