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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.