Project Seagrass

Advancing seagrass conservation through education, influence, research and action  


Where is all the seagrass? Project Seagrass wants you to help!

Posted on March 27, 2016 at 6:40 PM

Help us record the seagrass near you

At Project Seagrass we created a conservation tool that could lead to new discoveries about one of the ocean’s most underappreciated habitats — seagrass.

With our new phone app and website, Seagrass Spotter, ocean enthusiasts around t...

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Reflecting on the #PeoplesProjects: We'll continue to push for "Mission SEA"

Posted on March 17, 2016 at 8:20 AM

By Benjamin Jones

Back in 2015 we entered the #PeoplesProjects, a competition held by the Big Lottery Fund and ITV to win up to £50,000 of

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A Glimmer of Hope for Seagrass in the Wakatobi National Park?

Posted on February 21, 2016 at 3:35 PM

By Benjamin Jones

Back in December 2015 I spent a couple of weeks in the Wakatobi, Indonesia, initiating phase II of the Wakatobi Seagrass Program. This seeks to build on work carried out though a previous project “Recognising the role of seagrass meadows in food security: re-prioritising the marine conservation agenda&...

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Restoring our Damaged Seagrass Meadows

Posted on December 8, 2015 at 8:20 AM

By Benjamin Jones

When you think about areas requiring bold initiatives to protect the environment, the small Welsh costal village of Porthdinllaen might not be the first place that comes to mind, and with only two dozen buildings and a miniscule population you might find it surprising that the environment there is under threat.

Porthdinllaen is a pa...
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Starting the Seagrass and Dugong fightback

Posted on November 9, 2015 at 5:35 AM

By Richard Unsworth

The Dugong (Dugong dugon) is IUCN Red listed as Vulnerable, in many of the 46 range states that contain Dugong its status is a lot worse. Historic hunting, loss of its seagrass habitat and the impacts of by-catch have been the primary causes of its decline. Back in 2007 the Secretariat of the Conv...

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