Tue, 18 Aug, 2020
Fri, 31 Jul, 2020
Mon, 01 Jun, 2020
In May, retired American naval officer Victor Vescovo dived nearly 10, 927m in a submarine to a point in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench regarded as the deepest place on Earth.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
THE celebration tomorrow of World Oceans Day underlines the major role they play as the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Discovering new species and protecting them is all in a day’s work for Professor Louise Allcock, as she explores one of the planet’s last great frontiers, writes Lorna Siggins.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
Footage of two killer whales — orcas — taken off Dublin on Saturday showed the grace and power of these magnificent, but endangered animal
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
A sensitive underwater habitat and new corals have been discovered in the ocean near Ireland.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2018
One of my sons received an underwater camera with video for Christmas. They’re not expensive, but to make use of them you’d best be somewhere with acceptable sea temperatures.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
THE kraken of Norse legends and Scylla and Charybdis of ancient Greece were not just mythical beasts, writes Richard Collins.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
Two giant sharks, which together weigh more than the entire Munster pack which started last weekend’s Pro12 final, have been caught off the Clare coast.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Warmer, more acidic oceans will be a catastrophe for our planet. The time to act is now, write José Maria Figueres, Pascal Lamy and John D Podesta.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017
Thousands of jellyfish washed up at Fanore Beach in Clare last Friday.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
Scientists scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California could not contain their excitement when they spotted a bright purple, googly-eyed stubby squid.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
A scuba diver, stranded 30 miles from the coast, captured what he believed would be his last words.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
Marine mammal, birds, fish and reptile populations have almost halved since 1970, according to a report which is a “wake-up call” to tackle the crisis in the world’s oceans.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Talk about a sinking feeling…
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Huge floating ‘garbage patches’ in the Pacific and North Atlantic are a threat to wildlife caused by our consumer culture, says Robert Hume
Thu, 28 May, 2015
FISH and birds of Irish coastal waters seem to be moving house, writes Richard Collins.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
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