[UK] Coralline algae are found on nearly every shore in the world and could be holding important clues to climate change. Continue reading Trees of the sea share their secrets
[UK] Scientists have identified safe areas for ships to drop anchor off Rathlin Island, in an attempt to protect the the area’s unique habitat.
Cruise liners are calling at the island off the County Antrim coast because of its reputation as a bird sanctuary. Continue reading Rathlin Island: Maerl 'concrete seaweed' protected from cruise ships
New areas of a coral-like seaweed called maerl have been discovered on the seabed off Wester Ross, the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) has said.
Carpets of pink-purple maerl offer Continue reading New areas of coral-like seaweed found off Wester Ross
Britain’s underwater kelp forests, which provide a crucial habitat for thousands of Britain’s sea inhabitants, are being wiped out by human activities, marine biologists claim.
According to a study looking into the state of Britain’s kelp and seaweed species,… Continue reading Britain’s giant kelp forests could be destroyed within the next 100 years