Planet Far Far Away

There is region in County Clare called the Burren which has a feel about it hard to describe, perhaps even other worldly. Much of the region is covered with a vast landscape of cracked sandstone which in the distance gives a feel of barrenness but up close is an intricate patchwork of micro ecosystems and […]

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Beached Sargassum

Far away from the legendary Sargasso Sea this solitary clump of sargassum weed washes back and forth in the gentle surf of Henley Beach. Unlike the huge floating rafts of the Atlantic Ocean, this form of sargassum lives a benthic life attached to the rocky reef off our local coast. On any dive here ‘bubble […]

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