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Orkney’s hidden marine meadows

Dr Richard Lilley of Project Seagrass dismisses the idea that conservation and marine industry cannot co-exist.

The seas around Orkney, including its seagrass meadows, have been hailed as an example for the rest of the UK by a leading marine researcher.

Dr Richard Lilley, chief development officer and co-founder of Project Seagrass has called for Orkney to “celebrate what it has.”

For a full feature on how the county’s seagrass could set an example for the rest of the UK, pick up this week’s edition of The Orcadian.