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# oceans - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

# oceans - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

# oceans - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…