Project Seagrass

Advancing seagrass conservation through education, influence, research and action  


Searching for seagrass on Skye

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM

By Evie Furness

Scotland threw it all at us, and I think for the most, we enjoyed every part! After 13 hours on the road, we turned off to Heaste, the village we were staying in on the Isle of Skye. We headed off down a single-track lane, full of blind...

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The Edinburgh International Science Festival

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 5:25 AM

By Evie Furness

Edinburgh Science Festival Bubbles and enthusiasm took over for Project Seagrass as we set up our stall at Edinburgh International Science Festival last week. The festival has taken over the city for two weeks every year since 1989, and was the world’...

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Twenty Sixteen: A year in review...

Posted on January 16, 2017 at 9:35 AM

By Benjamin Jones

With every year that passes we’re given a unique opportunity to look back and reflect on what we’ve achieved. I’ll be honest, every year since our inception in 2013 we’ve been immensely shocked at just how much we’ve achieved given that we’re on a shoestring budget.


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ISBW12 - A first conference blog!

Posted on November 9, 2016 at 7:20 PM

By Evelyn Furness

First off, the stereotype of a conference in my head is hushed voices, fancy clothes and everything deadly serious, but throw into the mix that it’s a conference based around seagrass and I was completely at a loss as to what to expect. Having packed for all possibilities (would the seagrass team transform into a po...

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Project Seagrass goes to Cornwall

Posted on July 13, 2016 at 6:20 AM

By Lauren Clayton and Beth Williams

As masters students from both Swansea and Glasgow Universities, we're both currently carrying out seagrass related research projects. Beth is performing her masters project, and Lauren is performing her final year honours project.  Beth is studying the impacts of chain moorings on seagrass, particularly...

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