Seagrass meadow restoration in the United Kingdom

Loch Craignish, United Kingdom
Seagrasses are the only flowering plants that can live underwater. Just like plants on the land, they have leaves, stems, roots, and photosynthetic activity. The plants’ long but strong leaves form dense meadows under the sea. With the seagrass meadow restoration project, in cooperation with Seawilding, we are trying to rebuild damaged seagrass meadows and expand the meadows already existing. This is vital, because just like the coral reefs and rainforests of the tropics, these underwater gardens are full of life, hosting many animals of diff...Read more
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1401
seagrass shoots
30%
of all our seagrass is lost
0,1%
of the seafloor is occupied by seagrasses
11%
of the organic carbon buried in the ocean is captured by seagrass
30 to 50
times faster carbon sequestration rate than tropical forests

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At Go Ocean, we don’t just restore ocean ecosystems. We engage in much more, such as ensuring sustainable support for local communities. We do so by using the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which serve as a blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and in the future. Depending on the region and the project, you’ll be supporting different SDGs.
1 No poverty
2 Zero hunger
12 Responsible consumption and production
13 Climate action
14 Life below water
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