Posts Tagged ‘Seaweed’

 

Sir David Attenborough demands MSPs protect kelp

Friday, October 26th, 2018
                     Kelp Forest Image © Richard Shucksmith for SNH, Flickr Renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough has insisted it is “absolutely imperative” that action is taken to protect kelp in Scotland’s...
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Big company plan to harvest kelp makes waves

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Ailsa McLellan dons her wellies and waterproofs and heads to the seaweed-covered shoreline near her home in Leckmelm outside Ullapool. Around her, there is nothing for company but the mountainous...
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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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Giant Kelp: Here to Help

Saturday, April 28th, 2018
The year was 1834, and the HMS Beagle was sailing through the Strait of Magellan near Tierra del Fuego, when Charles Darwin’s mind turned to giant kelp. “The number of...
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What does the future hold for seagrass?

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
What does the future hold for seagrass? Benjamin Jones considers the issues facing these valuable meadows in this BBC Earth Blue Planet 2 blog post. The savannahs of the seas...
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