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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# marine life

This year
World's oceans set new surface temperature record, raising concerns about marine life
The latest figures follow a string of record highs around the world.
Opinion: 'Climate and biodiversity are not election issues' - it's time that changed
It’s important not to forget to advocate for nature, says Dr Donal Griffin of the Fair Seas campaign.
Rising ocean temperatures spell 'real threat' to fish species in Irish waters
A report by
Lauren Boland
There are many warning signs that Earth’s oceans are heating up due to climate change.
Last year
Minister of State 'deeply concerned' about marine impacts of Russian military exercises
Malcolm Noonan said he has written to the Foreign Affairs Minister and the Russian Ambassador to Ireland to express his concerns.
All time
Leatherback turtle and beluga whale spotted in Irish waters
Over the course of two years the obSERVE Programme, a government initiative, collected data through two projects.
Here are some of the best photos taken of marine life in Dublin Bay from the 1980s to 2017
Dublin Bay Biosphere Partnership and the Irish Underwater Council wanted to raise awareness of marine life living in Dublin Bay.
Plastic bags are still damaging the environment
Research has found that plastic litter can smother marine life in just nine weeks.
This video of an octopus attacking a crab on land will haunt your nightmares
ON LAND. No one is safe.
Here's the video that made LEGO kick Shell to the kerb
A Greenpeace campaign has led to the toy giant distancing itself from Shell.
WATCH: Cheery Fungi the Dolphin plays with boaters in Dingle Bay
Some new footage of our old friend Fungi shows he’s as playful as ever.
This great white shark is heading for Ireland
Lydia has been making her way across the Atlantic over the past 12 months.
VIDEO: Meet the 'walking' shark found in Indonesia
The brown and white shark pushes itself along the ocean floor, using its fins.
100 million neon orange shellfish found in Scottish waters
The newly-discovered colony may require protection.
New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists
The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive.
Huge quantities of plankton discovered under Arctic ice
NASA study of tiny algae led to discovery of under-ice ‘bloom’ of the marine food source.
New species of crab dubbed 'The Hoff' due to hairy chest
What has David Hasselhoff got in common with a sea-dwelling crustacean? More than you (might) think…