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...

Seagrass meadows are vital to addressing climate change

20 February 2021

An article by the HuffPost highlights the importance of seagrass in the fight against climate change. The article highlights the role...

Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project launched in Mozambique.

31 January 2021

Dugongos has been awarded a grant to launch a new project supporting a participatory approach to dugong conservation. In January 2021, our...

Seagrass is removing marine plastics

20 January 2021

New research finds that seagrass provides yet another ecosystem service by naturally removing plastic particles from the sea. The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, found...

The Sayang Sayang Virtual Seagrass Festival: Celebrating conservation...

21 November 2020

In November 2020, MareCet hosted the Sayang Sayang Seagrass Festival, a week-long virtual celebration of seagrass and the...