A New Accord To Conserve And Sustainably Use The Seas

Patricia Scotland QC | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK
Patricia Scotland QC

Just as it took incredible ingenuity, bravery and perseverance to mount a mission to the Moon, it will require the same investment to safeguard our blue planet, to move from a philosophy of 'explore and exploit' to one of 'sustain and be sustained by'. For the sake of the ocean and those that depend on it, we must rise to the occasion.

NASA's Newest Discovery

Frontier | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Tech

Earth is a world composed of water but we have now just discovered that we have ocean worlds all around us. Some which could possibly harbour life. So what is it about water that is so life giving?

Rare Video Captures Moment A Shrimp Ferociously Captures And Eats A Deep Sea Fish

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Tech

When most people think of a shrimp, they do not bring to mind a ruthless, predatory killing machine. But that is exactly what marine biologists witnes...

BPD Soul Surf

Will Lunn | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Will Lunn

He grasped the rails on his BIC 8"6 Magnum board with his new winter 5mm surfing gloves with extra grip built into the palms bought as a present from ...

It Took Over A Century, But Scientists Have Finally Located The Elusive Sea Blob

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have finally been able to confirm the existence of a mysterious sea blob, more than a century after it was first spotted. The bizarre cloud...

A 22 Year Old Has The Solution To Our Polluted Oceans

Jen Barton | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Tech

According to Boyan Slat, the Dutch wunderkind who founded The Ocean Cleanup, we are living in the “Plastic Age.” With around 300 million tonnes of...

Landing And Leaving Expat Life In Dubai

Susan Devaney | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Devaney

I'm standing on the cobbled streets of Rome, surrounded by politely pink pastel walls. It's my final stop. I had moved to Dubai shortly after my 2...

How Do You Give The Ocean A Health Check-Up?

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Tech

A scientific research charity is undertaking the gargantuan task of giving the ocean a health check-up - so it can set standards for other marine biol...

The World's Deepest Blue Hole Has Been Discovered

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech

China claims to have discovered the deepest “blue hole” on the planet. Called “Dragon Hole”, this vast sinkhole in the middle of the ocean is ...

Exploring Ocean Space: A Mission to Forge a Permanent Human Presence in Our Ocean

Phil Pauley | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Tech
Phil Pauley

I propose that we look to the ocean to seek inspiration and knowledge to accelerate our space age frontier. My vision is to engage the marine and space research communities with subsea infrastructure and offshore industry to create a permanent human presence in our ocean.

African Paradise Found

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

We have come to the serene Diani Beach, on Kenya's south coast, near the border with Tanzania. Lions and elephants roamed here only a few decades ago when it had been mostly bush and undeveloped land.

Is This The Underwater Zoo Of The Future?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

Our oceans have seen better days. It has gotten so bad that Science published a fairly damming paper on the situation which predicted that ocean li...

Off the Grid on Wasini Island, Kenya

Eleanor Ross | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Ross

My tuk tuk was definitely not built for a two hour journey along a dirt track. It lurched from pothole to pothole spending most of the trip mid-air, jumping around the road to avoid dead animals and small children.

GRAPHIC: Japanse Whalers Secretly Filmed By Actvists

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has released disturbing footage of slaughtered whales on the deck of a blood-soaked ship, which it claims were kil...

Volunteers Stories: Madagascar Marine Conservation and Diving

Frontier | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The PADI course is stretched over four days. Where the first day is really easy which just involves watching the PADI open water video. It may not be the most exciting thing but it help give an idea of what the open water course entails.

LOOK: Surfer Rides 100ft Wave

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Surfing legend Garrett McNamara may have smashed his own world record after riding the crest of a giant 100ft wave off the coast of Portugal. The ...

Firmly Back in the South

Alex Thomson | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

t is bitterly cold down here now, and I have several layers on even when in my sleeping bag. I have a heater onboard but it burns diesel so whilst I am in power saving mode and conserving fuel, using the heater is a no go therefore it is like some sort of torture having all the capabilities of making heat but not being able to use it.

The Whole World Turned On Its Side

Alex Thomson | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

It is really rough out here. Very bumpy and really confused waves. I am trying not to go to fast at the moment as she starts to slam a bit.

In 'Shut Down' Mode But Feeling Back To Normal

Alex Thomson | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

I'm still without the use of one of HUGO BOSS's hydrogenerators, which means I'm in 'shut down' mode, turning on the power as little as possible in order to conserve as much as I can until I'm able to put the working hydro into use.

Strong Winds and Rough Seas

Alex Thomson | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

I was surrounded by black clouds for much of the night last night, with wind from 10 to 30 knots and varying in direction by up to 50 degrees. I thou...

Under The Sea (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

Plunging through the deep blue, these images of underwater swimmers have a certain ethereal, dream-like quality. The snaps are part of photographe...

(PICTURES) World Oceans Day

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The most beautiful locations in the world rely on the azure backdrop of a deep blue ocean. That's why on World Oceans Day thousands of people acro...

WATCH: Strange Sea Foam Froths Over Lancashire Resort

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

It looks like snow finally falling for a belated white Christmas, but the blizzard-like conditions decking the walls at the Lancashire resort of Cleve...

'Megavirus' Discovered Off Coast Of Chile In Ocean Trawl

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

The world's largest virus has been discovered off the coast of Chile. The virus, known as Megavirus chilensis, is 10 to 20 times as wide as normal ...