‘The Dugongs of Bazaruto’: New e-book now available

30 August 2021

'The Dugongs of Bazaruto', is now available for download on the Dugong & Seagrass Hub. Written by Ruth H. Leeney and...

Small Drones: An affordable alternative for marine surveys

11 May 2021

Scientists at Murdoch University's Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems recently published a study that looks at using small drones to...

Philippines Policy Analysis: Assessing community needs   

3 May 2021

A key goal of the SES project is to influence policy change in order to strengthen existing environmental policies and integrate...

Call for concept notes launched by the CMS Dugong MOU Secretariat  

29 April 2021

The CMS Dugong MoU Secretariat is excited to announce the launch of a new call for concept notes to...

A global bright spot: Seagrass ecosystems in the...

27 April 2021

A new study investigating the status of seagrass meadows throughout the Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) discovers a global “bright...

Seagrass ecosystems enhance life for Pacific Islanders

18 April 2021

A new paper by McKenzie et al. investigates the importance of seagrass ecosystems for communities in Pacific Island Countries and Territories...

Seagrass meadows: A nature-based solution to climate change.

11 April 2021

A new study estimates blue carbon in the seagrass meadows of southeast Asia, and their potential for climate change mitigation. Seagrass...

MareCet: Exciting steps forward for SES Project in...

31 March 2021

In March 2021, the MareCet team traveled to the Seagrass Ecosystem Services (SES) Project sites in Malaysia. This was an important...

Thailand: Improving Dugong Conservation & Ocean Waste Management

10 March 2021

On Environment Day 2020, representatives came together to sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at improving sustainable development in...

Blue Carbon: UNESCO Sites store 5bn tonnes of carbon dioxide 

2 March 2021

Seagrass meadows are among the most efficient blue carbon sinks on earth, and if left undisturbed the carbon will stay locked...