Using technology to safely explore the sea

Ruairí Gallagher, chief executive at FjordStrong, is working on making it easier to explore marine life without damaging habitats

30th May, 2021
Using technology to safely explore the sea
Ruairí Gallagher, chief executive at FjordStrong, centre, a marine biodiversity company conducting marine surveys, such as ‘bottom trawling’

FjordStrong is a marine biodiversity company that wants to solve what is arguably an ironic problem: methods for conducting marine surveys, such as ‘bottom trawling’, are often so disruptive that they destroy the habitat that they set out to examine.

“You can imagine a scenario where maybe you suspect you have some vulnerable species present, and you want to do a survey to see if they’re there,” Ruairí Gallagher, chief executive at FjrodStrong,...

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