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Our Work

Seagrass meadows are                                        ecosystems widely recognised for their potential role in climate change mitigation. Unfortunately, these unique ecosystems are rapidly declining on a global scale

          In Hong Kong, the                                       of Seagrass present in coastal waters are experiencing large-scale degradation and loss.

To preserve these valuable ecosystems, we aim to enhance the resilience and recovery of local seagrasses through innovative restoration approaches.

Such efforts involve:


Planting seagrasses or assisting in their transplantation

Nursery of plants and
harvest seeds

Recovery of Seagrass Habitats

Active monitoring of natural populations of seagrasses to understand their ecological dynamics

Monitor restored and newly planted meadows to track survival and ecosystem recovery

These activities are challenging and require a multidisciplinary team with expertise in areas such as ecological restoration, biogeochemistry, ecological economy, among others.

Learn more                                     


nursery of plants and seeds
recover seagrass

News & Media

RTHK - Looking for the trace of seagrass

11 Feb 2023

Seagrasses in Hong Kong are rapidly declining at a global scale. Professor Juan Diego Gaitan-Espitia of the University of Hong Kong and his research team regularly sampled, recorded and develop baseline information regarding seagrasses in different areas of Hong Kong in recent years.

Seagrass meadows carry the potential role that plays in biodiversity as a habitat for other marine life.

The team hopes that seagrass can be planting or assist their translocations, let them along the coast of Hong Kong can flourish again through the methods of genetic research.

Environmental Justice Foundation
Blue carbon: a golden climate mitigation opportunity

7 Mar 2023

As we face up to global warming, the world must recognize that preserving the vast reservoirs of blue carbon in coastal and marine environments is vital for avoiding catastrophic climate breakdown.

The COP26 climate talks in November 2021 are arguably the most important meeting for generations. They will either set us on the road to a sustainable future for humanity, or towards conflict, suffering and mass extinctions.

EJF calls for world leaders to:

  • Recognize the critical importance of our ocean and blue carbon in the fight against the climate emergency.

  • Include specific, legally binding targets to protect and restore blue carbon environments in their updated Nationally Determined Contribution implementation plans, under the Paris Agreement.

  • Commit to the 30x30 ocean protection plan and designate at least 30% of the ocean – including ecologically representative areas – as fully or highly protected marine protected areas by 2030.

  • Implement an international moratorium on deep sea mining to protect the deep sea from irreversible, large-scale harm.

Project Seagrass
- 5 amazing things seagrass does for our planet

1 Mar 2023

It’s #WorldSeagrassDay!🌊🌱 Here's a small reminder from 
of why seagrass is so amazing

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