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What does the future hold for seagrass?

Posted on December 19, 2017 at 5:15 AM



By Benjamin Jones


The savannahs of the seas – our humble seagrass meadows are in peril


In its Green Seas episode, Blue Planet II introduced us to seagrass meadows. Scarcely touched upon in past media when compared to coral reefs, mangroves and even kelp forests, we learnt about the va...

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Blue Planet, Green Seas. What's the take home message?

Posted on November 23, 2017 at 12:30 PM


By Richard 'RJ' Lilley


This weekend we are in for a treat as the BBC Blue Planet team broadcast episode 5 “Green Seas” for the first time (Sunday 26th November, BBC One, 8pm – don’t miss it!...

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Seagrass meadows key fishing ground globally

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM



Fishing in seagrass occurs around the globe; if there is seagrass (and people) there is fishing. Still, the na...

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Festivals of Seagrass: Cause for Ocean Optimism!

Posted on October 13, 2017 at 11:15 AM



By Richard 'RJ' Lilley


Over the next few days the Save Posidonia Project, Formentera celebrates the Save Posidonia Festival. The idea behind the project is to host a festival where culture, spor...

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