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Irish Ocean Literacy Network

Expert(s) : Dr. Noirin Burke
Galway, Ireland
Type of member : Network
Sea basin :
  • Atlantic Ocean (including North Sea)
Topics :
  • Ocean Literacy
Environmental domains :
  • Marine/Ocean
  • Freshwater
Main activities :
  • Communication & Outreach
Formed in 2016, the Irish Ocean Literacy Network (IOLN) is an all-Ireland group, who vision is to achieve an ocean literate society in Ireland. This is described as a society which understands the ocean’s influence on it and its influence on the ocean. Its membership, which includes individuals and organisations stretches across the Island, and is made up of a number of discipline areas including non-governmental organisations, charities, industry (marine and non-marine based), Industry (non-marine based), public engagement and education, public bodies and leisure, research and academia and media.

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