Marine - How to Help
Here are five simple steps you can take to help protect the inshore marine environment. We provide links to other sites to help you achieve these actions
IndexHow to Help
|1. Help our environmental watchdog. Contact the Department of the Marine about any concerns about fisheries in your area. Or Contact Us.|
|Further Reading|| 2. Don't eat overfished species. |
The link below takes you to a website that offers a free pocket guide.
| 3. Lobby your elected representatives both in Ireland and in Europe. |
Contact details for Irish Elected Representatives can be found on the political parties websites. Links are given in the index.
|Marine protection sites:|
FIE: ttp://friendsoftheirishenvironment.net/ MCS: http://www.mcsuk.org/
| 4. Support us and other organizations who are lobbying for protection and sustainable management of the Marine environment.|
Links to marine protection sites are given in the index.
5. Tell other people what is going on.
No link needed for this - just tell your family, friends and work colleagues or the person next to you on the train!
| Image sources:|
Plate of Shellfish:http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1230/1155850756_957461b389.jpg [accessed 06/12/2007]
Leinster House:http://irelandposters.com/dublin_city/leinster_house_dublin2003.jpg [accessed 06/12/07]
Greenpeace dolphin sidebar: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/oceans [accessed 06/12/2007]