13 August saw the announcement that Swansea and Cork Universities are joining forces for the Ecojel project, which will research how factors such as climate change and over-fishing are causing jellyfish to thrive and the repercussions this may have on the cross border economy. The scheme is the first to be approved under the EU’s Ireland/Wales programme. It will receive £575,000 through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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