Seagrass recovery and restoration is increasingly in the news. We reported previously on the progress being made by the ReMEDIES project and now a new milestone has been met by England’s largest seagrass planting. The £2.5 million LIFE Recreation ReMEDIES project, led by Natural England, has now planted seagrass across a total of 3.5 hectares […]

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England’s largest seagrass restoration continues in Plymouth Sound Volunteers will pack 20,000 bags of seagrass seeds this month to help restore seagrass within the natural harbour. Research shows at least 44% of the UK’s seagrass has been lost since 1936. This restoration work is part of England’s largest seagrass planting effort under the LIFE Recreation […]

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Studland bay boating MMO https://www.gov.uk/government/news/protecting-precious-marine-habitats-together Protecting precious marine habitats together Recreational boaters are being asked to help protect precious seagrass habitats at Studland Bay, off the Dorset coast. From 17 December 2021, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is introducing a phased voluntary approach for the management of anchoring in Studland Bay Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ). […]

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Three new environmental handbooks set out best practice for coastal restoration projects. Three new environmental handbooks that set out guidance for the first time of how to carry out best practice estuarine and coastal habitat creation projects across the UK and Ireland have been published. The handbooks provide practical guidance on restoring and creating estuarine […]

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