blue carbon habitat

Blue carbon Habitat – habitat that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

Scientists to study marine carbon storage around the Isle of Man

A study is underway on the Isle of Man to investigate, for the first time, the Island’s marine and coastal role in storing carbon to help mitigate climate change.

UK marine expertise characterises coastal environments and ecosystem services in Antigua and Barbuda

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) and Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) are undertaking a series of surveys in Antigua and Barbuda to improve the Government’s knowledge of its coastal environments and ecosystem services.

Scientists aim to reverse the trend of seagrass degradation

Seagrass image

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is working alongside eleven principal scientists, political bodies and NGOs concerned with seagrass management, on the current Recovery of Seagrass for Ocean Wealth UK project (ReSOW UK).

Northern Ireland’s marine habitats could help transform the climate crisis

A new report, published last week by Ulster Wildlife, highlights the importance of Northern Ireland’s coastal and marine habitats in helping to tackle the climate and nature crises, and achieve net zero greenhouse targets.