Seagrass species spotlight: Spider Crab

Hello Seagrass fans!  If you’re feeling crabby after not having your species spotlight update last month, do not worry, we have a treat in store for you!  This month we want to introduce you to a creepy looking, but intriguing creature.  You are going to meet the largest of the Crab family, they have incredibly…

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Seagrass Superheroes Series 2022

What a Spring we have seen here on the ReMEDIES Project Education program!  As we head inexorably towards June and the start of Summer and a busy diving season, we can look back at the great successes of the Seagrass Superheroes program and our intensive educational outreach season delivering the series four times over thanks…

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World Oceans Day!

Positivity in Nature – 5 things we should all know about seagrass   Following the weekends’ Jubilee celebrations, we have never been more united and positive for nature as a nation than we are following the messages of hope for nature from the pageantry of the celebrations.  From messages of hope from Sir David Attenborough,…

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LIFE is 30

Happy Birthday LIFE is thirty! On the 21st May the LIFE programme turned 30 years old and as a member of the LIFE family we wanted to take this opportunity to take a look down memory lane and shine a light on the what the LIFE programme has achieved over the past 30 years. The…

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One week in the Solent

Spring finally felt like it had sprung last week as myself and a number of the ReMEDIES partnership headed down to Hampshire to plant the first of four hectares of seagrass in the Solent Restoration site.

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Spring into action for seagrass

Snowdrops are emerging at our re-wilding site on Wembury recreation ground where we partnered Parklife Southwest last Autumn. It reminds us that spring is on its way – an exciting time of renewal and growth. In our seagrass lab at the National Marine Aquarium, our seedlings are growing well. Growth is also happening on our…

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Life in the lab

Our new seagrass cultivation officer, Amelia Newman based at Ocean Conservation Trust, has just finished preparing the seagrass lab at the National Marine Aquarium ready for the next stage of our restoration work…  It’s a busy time in the lab as we care for more than 3 million seagrass seeds that will be used in…

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