Marine Conservation Research International is a unique not-for-profit organisation conducting practical conservation projects on vulnerable marine wildlife and habitats, and investigating human impacts including threats such as underwater noise, disturbance and marine debris. R/V Song of the Whale is the team’s purpose built sailing research vessel.

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In search of the North Atlantic right whale

In search of the North Atlantic right whale

Join R/V Song of the Whale and a group of intrepid explorers on a research expedition searching for North Atlantic right whales 2016. The team will sail from Iceland to Greenland and survey the waters of the Cape Farewell Ground using a combination of acoustic and visual survey techniques. Continue Reading

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Offshore survey in Ireland

Offshore survey in Ireland

Song of the Whale is currently in Galway, Ireland following a charter by the Marine Institute to work with scientists from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and SMRU on a cetacean survey of Irish offshore waters.  See an article about the project in The Irish Times.   Continue Reading

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