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Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association: an international organisation dedicated to the study of estuaries & coasts. Tweeters:
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Ruth Thurstan Jul 16
At now, shows that UK seagrass loss has been catastrophic, and records suggest the common narrative of disease being the major driver of loss may be incorrect. Keep an eye out for the published paper for more info, coming soon!
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ECSA Jul 16
What a fantastic meeting and lots of ideas to prioritise restoration. Next steps - more best practice guidelines, develop a funding programme and establish pilot schemes
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Clare Miller Jul 16
Shocking that 85% native oyster reefs are extinct in the UK! So what do you get if you combine a whiskey distillery , & ? A collaborative native restoration project in the
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Thames Estuary Partn Jul 16
Fascinating talk from about valuing a whale for CO2 sequestration, viewing them as assets & an international public good. Whales are worth US $2M! 'How much do you value your next breath' out soon
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eric harrisscott Jul 16
My highlight from this morning at was presentation - Conservation must overcome shifted environmental baselines to address 21st century problems.
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ECSA Jul 16
Lots of interesting discussion and information about our future events and opportunities during the lunch break at the REACH conference
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Ruth Thurstan Jul 16
On , and A. Plumeridge highlight the enormous productivity of the North Sea’s Bank in the past. Policies to ‘maintain’ habitat in the environment today usually means maintaining degraded
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Seagrass Ecosystems Jul 16
Lots of today at from 'Saltmarsh recovery' to 'Whales as species of International Public Good' - inc interesting talk by Ralph Chani on frameworks for carbon sequestration
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Ruth Thurstan Jul 16
Great talk by Dr Mike Best from the at on loss, estimated 84% loss since 19C from old maps. This list salt marsh could have stored 17mt C, that’s 2% of last year’s UK(?) emissions! RESTORE!
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Clare Miller Jul 16
Inspiring to hear both and championing the need for nature based solutions to mitigate impacts and aid habitat restoration
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Office of the Chief Scientific Advisor Marine Jul 16
Roger Proudfoot, organiser of the REACH Conference, opens the meeting.
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Amani Becker Jul 16
Looking forward to an interesting day of talks at REACH conference
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Seagrass Ecosystems Jul 16
Nice to see a government minister talking about the value of protecting our coasts "Preserving seagrass habitat .........and having yachting on the UK coast is possible" - working together
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Amani Becker Jul 16
Good to hear support from govt for from Minister Thérèse Coffey talking enthusiasticly about habitat
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WWT Steart Marshes Jul 16
Great to hear Environment Minister Thèrèse Coffey talking estuarine habitats, natural flood solutions, farmers and communities working together to improve the protection and raise awareness of our coast
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Emma Howard Boyd Jul 16
Fantastic to be at this morning talking about in the face of . wants to establish a network, across government bodies, industry, NGOs and academia, for restoration of estuarine and coastal habitats and species.
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Thames Estuary Partn Jul 16
'England has lost 85% of Saltmarsh & 50% of seagrass' 'we need flood protection schemes through nature based solutions not building ever higher walls to defend from the sea' 'Green finance has a role to play' Chair sets the scene for today
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Thames Estuary Partn Jul 16
giving a fantastic speech about the need to work holistically to preserve & restore our with particular emphasis on our 'unsung heroes' & recognise the social & economic benefits
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Thames Estuary Partn Jul 16
the reality of where we are for improvements (red line) - slow, steady progress - but we need to do much more to achieve what we need (green line). To get there we need to , work in & show
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ECSA Jul 16
Packed house for the REACH conference co-sponsored by
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