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In memoriam: Evamaria Koch

Today we mourn the passing of one of our own in the seagrass community, Evamaria Koch. Below is a letter from WSA President, Giuseppe Di Carlo. ——————————————————— 19 March 2014 Dear friends and colleagues, I am writing to some share some terrible news. On Thursday evening (March 13, 2014) our dear friend Evamaria Koch passed […]

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WSA website and blog downtime

The WSA website and blog were hacked in mid-January and although no data was lost nor was there any confidential information at risk it caused a bit of a mess. The blog has been reinstated and the main site has been rebuilt from scratch. — Ainsley

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Notes from the field: Yellow River Delta, China

Every so often (but only as often as we receive contributions) we feature a seagrass meadow from around the world. This week, Laura Soissons shares her observations of her field site in the Yellow River Delta in China. Laura is a PhD student with the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ-Yerseke) studying human impacts […]

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Possible zoophilous pollination of turtlegrass by marine invertebrates

By Brigit van Tussenbroek Small invertebrates play a central role in seagrass communities as controllers of epiphyton and conduits for energy transfer from primary producers to higher trophic levels. Van Tussenbroek and collaborators at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, highlight a new interaction between meso-grazers and seagrasses by describing the foraging of invertebrates on […]

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Election for WSA Executive (2012)

Dear WSA members, The period for nomination for the next WSA Executive was extended, and closed on the 5 December, 2012. The positions of Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary are uncontested with single nominees for each position. The nominations received are as follows: Vice-President: Richard Unsworth Nominator: Len McKenzie Seconder: Giuseppe Di Carlo Treasurer: Jessie Jarvis […]

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