2. Ikea, Royal Caribbean and Sea World Are Getting Rid of Plastic Straws and Bags
A multi-national team of ocean exploration experts led by Dr. Aggie Georgiopoulou, University College Dublin, returned to Galway on World Ocean Day (8th June 2018) after spending three and half weeks exploring and mapping the tectonic spreading at the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge on the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer. Using the remotely operated vehicle Holland I, “we collected spectacular film footage of sponge gardens and even a skate nursery at 2000m under the sea. A discovery of more than 70 skate eggs was found, which is a first for the deep-sea” explained Chief Scientist Dr. Aggie Georgiopoulou.
4. Shrimp Species With ‘Extremely Hairy Feet’ Named For Bilbo Baggins
5. Antarctic Ice Loss Has Excellerated Three Fold During Past Decade
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