Posts Tagged ‘Restoration’

 

Restoring degraded oyster beds and reefs

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

When we think of mass habitat extinction, colourful, diverse and highly visible ecosystems such as tropical rain forests and coral reefs come to mind. Approximately half of global shallow water…

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Otter resurgence is going swimmingly

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Otter numbers are soaring in many of Scotland’s waterways following a sustained push to clean up the country’s rivers. Amateur wildlife photographer Ross Lawford, who is producing a new book…

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Project seeks to boost rare pearl mussels

Friday, September 14th, 2018
A project in the Highlands is helping to spread freshwater pearl mussels to parts of rivers where the rare shellfish are currently not found. Poaching, loss of habitat and pollution...
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Who cares about eelgrass?

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
This blog article from Untamed Science takes a look at the threats to aquatic plants, and restoration efforts underway to save Zostera marina, or eelgrass. For a little underwater plant,...
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What History Gives, the Sea Steals

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
On a North Sea shore in Scotland, a group of archaeologists struggles to dig in a storm. The wind is so fierce it threatens to blow them over, and bursts...
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