The ‘Seeding Change Together’ project in Cornwall
Seagrass and seaweed have all sorts of benefits:
And there are several projects happening in the South West:
With parallel and similar ideas emerging for kelp, a type of seaweed, as showcased at the Sea Fest in Sidmouth this year:
There really is a lot of interest emerging in these key marine plants:
With a handy guide here:
A new local project has been announced:
With more in today’s press:
Cornwall Wildlife Trust River Fal seagrass project Seasalt
The launch of a new project to restore Cornwall’s carbon-capturing seagrass meadows has been announced today during National Marine Week.
Funded by clothing brand Seasalt Cornwall and implemented by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the ‘Seeding Change Together’ project aims to restore intertidal seagrass found in the Fal Estuary.
Seagrass plays a critical role in absorbing and storing the world’s coastal blue carbon. Using technology never previously trialled in Cornwall before, marine experts will identify and test restoration methods that can be scaled up in the fight against climate change.