• Explorers 500 Years of Climate Change Poster

      Gorick, Glynn; Dromgool Regan, Cushla; Gorick, Glynn (Marine Institute, 2021)
      The 500 years of Climate Change poster is an excellent poster to demonstrate how the ocean has changed since Ferdinand Magellan undertook the first navigation and recordings of the ocean in 1519-1522. The poster graphic shows the correlation of how with the increase of the world population in the last 500 years, there is also been an increases in: Co2 levels in the ocean, ocean temperatures, sea level rising, ocean acidification, and marine litter. The poster also illustrates the decrease in the size of the artic polar cap and the stocks of large predatory fish. The poster also shows the methods for taking measurements of the ocean. The poster illustration was created by Glynn Gorick, Flanders Marine Institute, VLIZ and the H2020 ‘Sea Change’ Ocean Literacy Project. The poster may be used with teaching children about climate change as illustrates the importance of understanding human impact on the ocean and climate change (SDG 13). The poster can be used for presentations to generate ideas for class discussion. It may also be printed and used as a visual display in the classroom, to help raise awareness, knowledge and engagement in conversations about our ocean.
    • Explorers Exploring Our Ocean Poster

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Joyce, John (Marine Institute, 2018)
      The Exploring Our Ocean poster represents our interconnection with the ocean. It includes a collage of fun cartoon characters featuring the Marine Institute’s research vessel and marine scientists, marine industry, shipping, and recreation, as well as different types of technology we use to monitor the ocean.
    • EXPLORERS Fintastic Shark Facts Posters

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2018)
      The Fintastic Shark Facts Posters includes three posters, each including an illustration of a hungry shark, emersed in shark fact bubbles. The three posters include twenty fun facts about sharks eating habits to interesting features of how they survive in the ocean. The poster can be used for presentations to generate ideas for class discussion. They may also be printed and used as a visual display in the classroom, to help raise awareness, knowledge and engagement in conversations about our ocean. Illustrations of shark used in the poster: John Joyce, Spindrift Press
    • Explorers Five Turtle Species that Visit Irish Waters Poster

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2021)
      The Explorers Five Turtle Species Recorded in Irish Waters poster provides a collection of illustrations of the turtles that migrate across the Atlantic and are found in the ocean waters around Ireland. This includes the Leatherback Sea Turtle, Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Green Sea Turtle, Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, and the Hawksbill Sea Turtle. The poster also includes details of the common name, scientific name, size, weight and the life span of each of the turtles.
    • Explorers Ocean Depths Poster

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2018)
      The Ocean Depths Poster provides an illustration of the ocean zones. This includes the Sunlight (0 – 200m); Twilight (200 – 1000m); Midnight (1000 – 4000m); Abyssal (4000 – 6000m); Trenches (6000 – 11,000m). The poster also provides images and interesting facts about typical animals found at each level of the ocean. It also highlights a number of discoveries in the Atlantic Ocean that have been made by the Marine Institute, as well as other international discoveries around the world.
    • Explorers Shark Species from Around the World Poster

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2020)
      The Explorers Shark Species from Around the World Poster provides illustrations of over twenty sharks found in the ocean around the world. Information about the sharks includes the adult shark length, weight and life expectancy.
    • Explorers The Real Map of Ireland Poster and Activity sheet

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; O'Driscoll, Deirdre (Marine Institute, 2018)
      The Explorers Real Map of Ireland Poster and Activity sheet is double-sided and includes an illustration of Ireland’s marine territory on one side and activities on the other. Ireland’s ocean territory is ten times the size of the island of Ireland. The currently designated Irish Continental Shelf, represented by the red line on the map, shows the Republic of Ireland's current territorial waters, which extends out across the North Atlantic Ocean and includes parts of the Irish and Celtic Seas. This area includes one of the largest marine Exclusive Economic Zones in the European Union. The activity sheet on the back includes a word-find and word-jumble, where children can learn the names of the areas of the ocean. It also includes an art activity, drawing the Marine Institute’s research vessels that are used for seabed mapping in Ireland.
    • Explorers Wild about Wildlife on the Seashore Poster

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla; Manning, Eimear (Marine Institute, 2021)
      The Explorers Wild about Wildlife on the Seashore Poster includes forty photographs of animals that are typically found on the Irish seashore. Each of the animals are listed under their species headings including: Seashells • Sliogáin; Fish • Éisc; Crustacean • Crústaigh; Jellies, Anemones and Corals • Smugaurlí, Bundúin agus Coiréalaigh; Sponges and Squirts • Spúinsí agus Ascaidí; Stars and Urchins • Crosóga agus Cuáin; and Worms • Péisteanna. Each photo also includes the animals common and Irish names.
    • SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production Poster A2

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2019)
      The Explorers SDG posters illustrate how the ocean is connected to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). The SDG 12 Responsible consumption & Production Poster A2’ provides a beautiful photo of a turtle about to eat plastic, reminding us of how we have an impact on the ocean and how the ocean impacts our lives. The posters also include interesting facts highlighting these connections, which are also interlinked to the SDG’s. The posters can be used for presentations to generate ideas for class discussion. They may also be printed and used as a visual display in the classroom, to help raise awareness, knowledge and engagement in conversations about our ocean.
    • SDG 13 Climate Change Poster A2

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2019)
      The Explorers SDG posters illustrate how the ocean is connected to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). ‘Explorers SDG Poster No. 13, Climate Change’ provides a beautiful photo of the ocean reminding us of how we have an impact on the ocean and how the ocean impacts our lives. The posters also include interesting facts highlighting these connections, which are also interlinked to the SDG’s. The posters can be used for presentations to generate ideas for class discussion. They may also be printed and used as a visual display in the classroom, to help raise awareness, knowledge and engagement in conversations about our ocean.
    • SDG 14 Life below water Poster A2

      Dromgool-Regan, Cushla (Marine Institute, 2019)
      The Explorers SDG posters illustrate how the ocean is connected to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). The ‘SDG 14 Life below water Poster A2’ provides a beautiful photo of animals in an aquarium with a young girl looking up at different species, reminding us of how we have an impact on the ocean and how the ocean impacts our lives. The posters also include interesting facts highlighting these connections, which are also interlinked to the SDG’s. The posters can be used for presentations to generate ideas for class discussion. They may also be printed and used as a visual display in the classroom, to help raise awareness, knowledge and engagement in conversations about our ocean.