Reports of dead seals on coasts doubled in 2020, charity says
Shanagarry, Munster, Ireland
14 Feb 2021
In 2020, Seal Rescue Ireland reported the highest number of strandings on record, 202 dead seal reports coming from all over the country. They think one contributing factor is climate change; an increase in the severity and frequency of storms is causing more deaths among pups, from drowning or storm related injuries.