North Donegal Coast has been identified as high biodiversity ‘Area of Interest’

North Donegal Coast has been identified as high biodiversity ‘Area of Interest’ for potential Marine Protected Area designation.

The ‘North Coast Area of Interest’ is one of 16 areas Fair Seas has identified as a potential new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Irish waters.

Marine Protected Areas aims to give species, habitats and coastal communities the opportunity to thrive.

Fair Seas Communications Officer Jack O’Donovan says the area has been identified as a very important area for biodiversity and in particular basking sharks..

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