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#Ocean

# ocean - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Poll: Have you made efforts to use less plastic in your daily life?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you made efforts to use less plastic in your daily life?

Aug 19th 2020, 9:40 AM 22,669 Views 66 Comments

Plastic levels in the Atlantic Ocean are likely to be much higher than previous estimates suggested.

# ocean - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark
# Misunderstood
# Misunderstood

Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:00 AM 13,341 Views 3 Comments

A group of scientists spent several weeks diving with whale sharks in the Galapagos Islands.

# ocean - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'
# Rain Or Shine
# Rain Or Shine

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

Jul 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,261 Views 5 Comments

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

# ocean - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Body of woman found after suspected shark attack
# Perth
# Perth

Body of woman found after suspected shark attack

Jun 5th 2016, 8:10 AM 23,061 Views 15 Comments

It comes just two days after a surfer died after being attacked by a shark last week.

# ocean - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea - but they aren't using it to explore the ocean
# FINDING NEEMO
# FINDING NEEMO

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea - but they aren't using it to explore the ocean

Jun 10th 2015, 7:12 PM 11,683 Views 17 Comments

Before you can become an astronaut – you need to learn how to be an aquanaut.

# ocean - Thursday 28 May, 2015

This lad dropped his iPhone into the sea and it recorded the whole thing
# Get In The Sea
From The Daily Edge
# Get In The Sea

This lad dropped his iPhone into the sea and it recorded the whole thing

May 28th 2015, 9:38 AM 5,052 Views 1 Comment

Thank the Lord for waterproof covers.

# ocean - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Watch these scientists freak out when they encounter a rare whale

Watch these scientists freak out when they encounter a rare whale

May 2nd 2015, 10:15 AM 25,530 Views 15 Comments

‘WOW. OH MAN.’

# ocean - Thursday 16 April, 2015

No one is giving up in the search for MH370
# NEW AREA
# NEW AREA

No one is giving up in the search for MH370

Apr 16th 2015, 8:51 AM 9,528 Views 21 Comments

“We are confident we have the best search equipment .. if the plane is in the area we will find it.”

# ocean - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Diver films octopus' amazing camouflage skills, and it's bloody terrifying
# Boo!
From The Daily Edge
# Boo!

Diver films octopus' amazing camouflage skills, and it's bloody terrifying

Feb 4th 2015, 7:31 AM 4,834 Views 1 Comment

OK, and a little bit impressive too.

# ocean - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Look at this amazing footage of an enormous school of fish
# Fishy Tale
From The Daily Edge
# Fishy Tale

Look at this amazing footage of an enormous school of fish

Jul 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 5,280 Views 0 Comments

It’s like a scene from Finding Nemo. EXCEPT IN REAL LIFE.

# ocean - Thursday 26 June, 2014

This video of a starfish walking will make you feel very uncomfortable
# Creepy Crawly
From The Daily Edge
# Creepy Crawly

This video of a starfish walking will make you feel very uncomfortable

Jun 26th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,088 Views 2 Comments

All those tiny little legs.

# ocean - Friday 10 January, 2014

Passenger survives plane crash while capturing it on camera
# Raw Footage
From The Daily Edge
# Raw Footage

Passenger survives plane crash while capturing it on camera

Jan 10th 2014, 11:44 AM 5,074 Views 1 Comment

The footage has just been released.

# ocean - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Watch what REALLY happens under the sea
# Cuttin' A Rug
From The Daily Edge
# Cuttin' A Rug

Watch what REALLY happens under the sea

Jan 7th 2014, 9:15 AM 2,909 Views 3 Comments

Attaching a Gopro camera to a crab net yields surprising results.

# ocean - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound
# Orca
From The Daily Edge
# Orca

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound

Jan 1st 2014, 7:00 PM 1,733 Views 0 Comments

According to a crew filming the whale, this was an attempt at communication.

# ocean - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,897 Views 70 Comments

Ioane Teitiota had argued that he should be allowed stay in New Zealand, as his low-lying homeland in the South Pacific is at threat from rising seas.

# ocean - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Jellyfish are freaks of nature that could take over the world's oceans
# Swim For Your Life!
# Swim For Your Life!

Jellyfish are freaks of nature that could take over the world's oceans

Sep 14th 2013, 5:30 PM 12,627 Views 42 Comments

They can thrive despite factors such as pollution or a lack of oxygen, and a lack of natural predators has led to a surge in their population.

# ocean - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him
# Not Quite Watergate
# Not Quite Watergate

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him

Aug 2nd 2013, 1:06 PM 10,456 Views 53 Comments

A United States government committee discussed a bill this week which would rename the Exclusive Economic Zone after the former President.

# ocean - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico
# Undersea
# Undersea

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico

Jul 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,154 Views 11 Comments

Items such as ceramic cups and dishes, clothing and artifacts from Britain and Mexico were found on board the ships.

# ocean - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

€27m in silver recovered from WWII shipwreck off Galway's coast
# Treasure
# Treasure

€27m in silver recovered from WWII shipwreck off Galway's coast

Jul 24th 2013, 11:39 AM 21,591 Views 40 Comments

The silver was hauled from a British merchant ship that was sunk by the Nazis in 1941.

# ocean - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Fukushima 'probably leaking contaminated water into ocean'
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima 'probably leaking contaminated water into ocean'

Jul 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 5,569 Views 10 Comments

The leak was long suspected by experts, but denied by the plant’s operator.

# ocean - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Taoiseach plans to harness Ireland's ocean wealth
# Ocean
# Ocean

Taoiseach plans to harness Ireland's ocean wealth

Aug 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 7,578 Views 77 Comments

The plan is to double the value of Ireland’s ocean wealth to 2.4 per cent of GDP by 2030 and increase the turnover from Ireland’s ocean economy to more than €6.4bn.

# ocean - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info
# Volvo Ocean Race
# Volvo Ocean Race

Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info

Jun 14th 2012, 2:47 PM 2,091 Views 3 Comments

Want to track the Volvo Ocean Race in real time – no matter where you are? Now you can thanks to a dedicated Twitter account.

# ocean - Sunday 11 March, 2012

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii
# Japan
# Japan

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii

Mar 11th 2012, 8:15 AM 8,556 Views 14 Comments

Homes, boats, cars, household appliances and other objects were washed into the ocean following the tsunami last year. This animated model shows how it is still moving across the Pacific.

# ocean - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis
# Disaster
# Disaster

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis

Feb 17th 2012, 1:03 PM 1,375 Views 4 Comments

The former Prime Minister acknowledged there were flaws in how authorities handled the Fukushima crisis last year.

# ocean - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

WATCH: The "ice finger of death" at work
# Brinicle
# Brinicle

WATCH: The "ice finger of death" at work

Nov 23rd 2011, 3:17 PM 6,532 Views 20 Comments

BBC Nature has captured the most astounding footage of an ocean ‘brinicle’. You DON’T want to get caught in its path.

# ocean - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle
# SOS
# SOS

Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle

Oct 12th 2011, 1:24 PM 698 Views 6 Comments

When pirates cut all lines of communication on a hijacked vessel, the ship’s crew turned to more traditional methods to get their message out.

# ocean - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Top 8... countries for shark attacks
# Shark Attacks
From The Daily Edge
# Shark Attacks

Top 8... countries for shark attacks

Sep 24th 2011, 9:45 AM 4,283 Views 0 Comments

You are statistically more likely to be killed by a falling coconut – but it’s still nice to know the hot spots for shark-hangouts.

# ocean - Friday 2 September, 2011

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
# Australia
# Australia

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:08 AM 1,155 Views 0 Comments

Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.

# ocean - Friday 15 July, 2011

Man sucked into ocean by blow hole
# Tragic
# Tragic

Man sucked into ocean by blow hole

Jul 15th 2011, 10:04 AM 1,885 Views 4 Comments

The Californian man died on the island of Maui after being sucked into the ocean by a large blow hole.

# ocean - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’
# Extinction
# Extinction

Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’

Jun 21st 2011, 8:21 PM 909 Views 8 Comments

Different environmental factors are combining to accelerate the process of extinction in the oceans.