Posts Tagged ‘Seagrass’

 

Scotland’s first seagrass restoration guide

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

Seagrass © Ben James/NatureScot Flickr Scotland’s first handbook for seagrass restoration has been published as trials in the innovative technique gather pace. The handbook has been developed by NatureScot in…

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Seagrass Harvest Open Day at Loch Craignish!

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Community snorkelers and volunteers marked a milestone in Scottish inshore marine habitat restoration in mid-August by harvesting and planting seagrass in Loch Craignish. Over 60 snorkellers and volunteers from the…

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Cleaning up sea loch to bring wildlife back

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Image © Seawilding For most gardeners, the fiddly task of sowing seeds is eventually rewarded by seeing the fruits of their labours blossom and grow. But for pioneering volunteers involved…

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90% of seagrass meadows lost across the UK

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

The UK has lost more than 90% of the lush seagrass meadows that once surrounded the nation, research has found. Scientists described the decline as catastrophic, but the latest analysis…

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The Blue Planet UK effect

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

If people knew the wonder and beauty of the UK’s marine habitats they would want to protect them. The life of a conservationist often feels like one long struggle, taking…

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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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Seaweed researchers test a growth industry

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Seaweed farming could bring a new green wave of prosperity to Argyll, with a helping hand from marine scientists at Dunbeg. Researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS),...
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