Half of the oxygen that sustains life on Earth is produced in the ocean…Read More
Once more, I joined the sail training tall ship Pelican of London for STEM at SEA education voyages with Sail Training Ireland youngsters on board. We have a little more time than usual in Dublin and we make the best of the glorious sunshine with some science on the beach…
The ultimate rock music has been created! Whether or not you’re a fan, it’s worth reading on…Read More
Now here is a thought: Fishy breath, trampling and carnage are good things (in the right context).Read More
A new treaty to protect the oceans has been agreed upon by the United Nations after more than a decade of negations and a marathon of talks in the last few days. If ratification can be achieved, the UN High Seas Treaty will designate 30 percent of the world’s oceans as protected areas and in highly polarised times, bridging major divides brings hope.
I recently travelled in the Caribbean for Seas Your Future and here is my attempt to figure out my additional carbon footprint of this trip.Read More
For many decades, we’ve released too much carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and for some decades, scientists have developed and tested geoengineering solutions for the consequences of increased concentrations of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere.
Today, the online version of Science reported yet another approach…that once more shows that there is nothing such as a free lunch.Read More
I don’t usually share personal experiences here, but for the benefit of prickly wildlife, I’ll make an exception today.Read More
the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) state that around 50,000 wild species are used by humans through hunting, fishing, gathering, logging and harvesting, as well as observing. Around 20% of humanity rely on wild species for income and food (IPBES Report).Read More
The 65th meeting of the Marine Measurement Forum (MMF65) was hosted by Aquatec on the 30th November 2022. It’s a good space for exchanging news on research, ideas and developments across the marine measurement and ocean technology – a space where collaboration and competition coexists.Read More