Green Divers Posts

June 19, 2016 / Blog

I finally got back in the water this weekend after much distraction with graduation, broken cars, indoor climbing and awkward dive gear servicing (never DiveRite again). After a week of snorkelling the caves and coves of Dingle, with a very brief appearance of Fungie, I was determined to head off…

Read the PostNew gems under the old watch tower

November 4, 2014 / Video

Right now and for more than a month, professor Bruce Cantrell and adjunct professor Jessica Fain from Roane State College have been living underwater in a habitat in Key Largo, Florida. They are on a record breaking educational mission for 73 days in the Jules’ Undersea Lodge. I got to have a fascinating…

Read the PostUnderwater interview with the Classroom Under The Sea

September 15, 2014 / Blog

Clean Coasts Big Beach Clean weekend will be taking place on the 19th, 20th and 21st of September. They are teaming up with the International Ocean Conservancy again for the International Coastal Cleanup event. Last year 645,015 volunteers in 92 countries removed 5,580 tonnes of marine litter from the world’s oceans.  If you would like to join the movement…

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August 2, 2014 / Blog

The weather gods were on our side again for the Marine Biology summer camp. The camp is run by Dr Sarah Varian and her enthusiastic team at Marine Dimensions, they are a social enterprise dedicated to marine environmental education, research and conservation based in Bray, Co. Wicklow. We have been…

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July 9, 2014 / Blog

Last month we had our big trip away and spent it visiting the many islands of Greece. We stopped off on Naxos, Paros, Antiparos, Santorini Ios and Mykonos. So we were not too busy on Twitter or Facebook. Yes it was a tough time, with the oppressive heat, cheap wine and…

Read the PostIsland hopping in Greece

June 1, 2014 / Blog

Its been a hectic few weeks for us with teaching courses and a few trips away but its never too late to spread the word about the great news for whales! A was made by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague that the Japanese whale research was…

Read the PostGreen Shores Report: A whale of a time

May 9, 2014 / Blog

Its been a busy few weeks here but the new and improved education section for kids is ready. You can find the link on the top menu. Here is a selection of what is included: Its the one, the only, Green Divers Board game based on snakes and ladders and…

Read the PostNew Kids Education Corner

April 12, 2014 / Blog

Welcome welcome, this is something new we are going to try out. Each week we will produce a little report on all the science, articles, videos and shananigans we come across with the marine theme. We will gather them here in a handy format to scroll through during working time…

Read the PostGreen Shores Report: Our first one!

March 27, 2014 / Blog

We are delighted to have been invited by the Coastal and Marine Research Centre (University College Cork) to participate in the first ever national marine litter forum. We will be taking part in the live webcast from Dublin which is being facilitated by Sean Moncrief of News Talk. The forum…

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March 17, 2014 / Blog

The annual snorkel around Dalkey Island is not for the faint hearted. Well that’s probably an attempt to seem tough, it is definitely for those who have prepared and trained. Then there are people in our category, out for the Paddy’s Day craic and sure its only around the island! A double check of the forecast in…

Read the PostSt. Patrick’s Day snorkel