Wednesday April 1, 2020

Treasures at the bottom of the sea

Seabed mapping in the Shannon Estuary began last week, enabling further commercial exploitation of the waterway but also raising concerns about how to protect one of Ireland’s most valuable ecological sites.

21st March, 2009

Seabed mapping in the Shannon Estuary began last week, enabling further commercial exploitation of the waterway but also raising concerns about how to protect one of Ireland’s most valuable ecological sites.

The estuary is one of the most sheltered deep-water resources in Europe, the principal harbour of refuge on the exposed north-east coast of Europe and the only Irish port which can give refuge to deep draft vessels. It is the only protected...

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