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#ScientistsOfSeagrass: How did I get here?

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 8:45 AM

By Eve Uncles 

How did I get here? Good question, considering as a child I viewed the sea as a big blue unknown, filled with child-eating sea critters, it’s a question I ask myself every day. But here I am, a scuba diving geographer who’s snuck into the world of marine biology.


I d...

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#ScientistsOfSeagrass: From Farm to Seagrass Restoration

Posted on April 25, 2020 at 5:25 AM

By Sam Rees 

Sat in lockdown it’s hard not to reflect and think about life, and 2020 actually marks ten years since I left the small farm in the Welsh countryside to pursue my career. So, sit back and enjoy the career rollercoaster that has been the last ten years!

It all started off at

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One man went to sow

Posted on April 16, 2020 at 8:25 AM

Guest blog by Mike Furness about his experience as a volunteer during seagrass planting week.

It was smelly; it was noisy; it was heavy; it was cold. It was buzzing, vibrant and invigorating. Overwhelmingly it was about camaraderie, enthusiasm and shared purpose, and all set on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast.

At the end of February, I was privileged to be one of thirty or forty v...

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New life and new hope

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 8:00 PM

By Eve Uncles

Ah, the long awaited bank holiday weekend is almost here, but this time the circumstances are more than a little unusual. Instead of heading to the beach we will be staying at home, not just to look after ourselves but to support our NHS and it’s amazing staff.

Easter is a time to celebrate ...

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The Isolated Conservationist

Posted on April 1, 2020 at 11:30 AM

© Joseph Gray / WWF 

By Evie Furness 

You are not alone! We are all having to take a pause from our chaotic lives in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We must support our health care services and the incredible frontline workers by staying at home.


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