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Marine Permaculture: Is it the Answer?

Marine Permaculture: Is it the Answer?

When picturing seaweed, days spent at the beach probably come to mind, swimming, only to feel something tickling your feet from the depths below. But seaweed and kelp are a lot more important for our oceans and may be more instrumental in saving our planet than they seem! Enter: Marine Permaculture, a wonderful way for us to increase our carbon handprint on our earth.

The Rise, Fall and Rise of Samphire

The Rise, Fall and Rise of Samphire

With World Oceans Day today, we thought we'd hand Feature Plant Friday over to a plant that is delicious to eat and dwells in the ocean.

From Shakespeare to trendy restaurants, the popularity of samphires, a family of salt-loving succulents, has risen and fallen over thousands of years, due to scarcity or just simply becoming forgotten about.


Testing the Waters: World Ocean Day

Testing the Waters: World Ocean Day

World Oceans Day is on 8 June, 2017. Living in a country completely surrounded by oceans, Australians should know the importance that these bodies of water play in our lives.