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#Oceans

# oceans - Friday 1 July, 2022

'The ocean is not a rubbish dump': UN tells leaders to take action on protecting seas
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

'The ocean is not a rubbish dump': UN tells leaders to take action on protecting seas

Jul 1st 2022, 10:32 PM 11,845 Views 2 Comments

At the heart of a draft biodiversity treaty is a plan to designate 30% of land and oceans as protected zones by 2030.

# oceans - Monday 20 June, 2022

Experts puzzled by unusual tidal activity off southern coast
# Something In The Water
# Something In The Water

Experts puzzled by unusual tidal activity off southern coast

Jun 20th 2022, 6:50 PM 85,091 Views 37 Comments

Video footage shows the tide rapidly draining and flooding again.

# oceans - Friday 11 February, 2022

Reaching 80% renewable target depends on 'offshore wind technologies', Taoiseach tells summit
# Oceans
# Oceans

Reaching 80% renewable target depends on 'offshore wind technologies', Taoiseach tells summit

Feb 11th 2022, 2:25 PM 7,452 Views 22 Comments

Micheál Martin joined other leaders at the One Ocean summit in France this morning.

# oceans - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Australia says it will oppose UN plan to list Great Barrier Reef as being 'in danger'
# Unesco
# Unesco

Australia says it will oppose UN plan to list Great Barrier Reef as being 'in danger'

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:31 PM 12,132 Views 9 Comments

UNESCO released a draft report on Monday recommending the reef’s World Heritage status be downgraded because of its dramatic coral decline.

# oceans - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water
# Oceans
# Oceans

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Jul 30th 2019, 7:43 AM 449,625 Views 44 Comments

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

# oceans - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'This will shock people': The underwater garden with a warning about plastics in our oceans
# Bloom Festival
# Bloom Festival

'This will shock people': The underwater garden with a warning about plastics in our oceans

May 29th 2019, 7:30 PM 19,004 Views 12 Comments

The garden is on show at Bloom Festival, which runs from 30 May to 3 June.

# oceans - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Blue Care: The healing power and potential of the deep blue sea
# Opinion
# Opinion

Blue Care: The healing power and potential of the deep blue sea

Apr 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 21,721 Views 17 Comments

Reclaiming our connection with our watery origins in the ancient sea is an essential part of our human wellbeing and sense of identity and belonging as islanders, writes Easkey Britton.

# oceans - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law
# Green And Clean
# Green And Clean

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law

Jul 11th 2018, 8:55 AM 48,425 Views 34 Comments

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs to exfoliate your skin.

# oceans - Friday 23 March, 2018

Pacific dump of plastic waste is now bigger than France, Germany and Spain combined
# Ocean Rescue
# Ocean Rescue

Pacific dump of plastic waste is now bigger than France, Germany and Spain combined

Mar 23rd 2018, 7:42 AM 32,278 Views 60 Comments

Most of the dump is made up of tiny fragments of plastic smaller than 5mm.

# oceans - Thursday 5 January, 2017

It's official: The so-called hiatus in global warming is a myth
# Cold Bias
# Cold Bias

It's official: The so-called hiatus in global warming is a myth

Jan 5th 2017, 12:55 PM 25,955 Views 191 Comments

New research confirms a criticised 2015 study which overturned results of a “pause” in oceanic warming.

# oceans - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

There could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050
# Davos
# Davos

There could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050

Jan 19th 2016, 8:48 PM 10,718 Views 36 Comments

Uh-oh.

# oceans - Wednesday 4 July, 2012