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#Oceans

# 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 12,111 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 448,998 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 18,986 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 21,564 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 48,413 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 32,236 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 25,929 Views 189 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 10,621 Views 36 Comments

Uh-oh.

# oceans - Wednesday 4 July, 2012