Swansea science to the rescue
4th February 2014
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Scientists at Swansea University are diving to the rescue of our endangered seabeds.

The stocks of sea grass are being depleted at an ever faster rate due to environmental changes and as a result of man.

The sea grass provides a feeding ground for all sorts of marine life and its damage is having a knock on effect on the fish stocks around our shores.

The Uni team have harvested sea grass plants from which they are collecting seeds .

These are being germinated in lab conditions and grown into 'mats' .

These will then be returned to the seabed to repair the damage and enhance the marine habitat.

This is a great example of Swansea University working in conjunction with private industry to develop a sustainable solution that will benefit everyone.

Well done !

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