The Ecologist magazine has published another article about Mark Browne’s and Gee Chapman’s work attaching flowerpots to seawalls in Sydney Harbour.
Although sea walls are a strong form of coastal defence they effectively wipe out rock pools which are important oases for marine life. Scientists in Sydney have found a solution involving flower pots…
As anyone who has ever been rockpooling before knows, these little pools of seawater can be a haven for marine life.
But when a natural shoreline is replaced with a vertical seawall, the gently sloping foreshore, along with its rockpools, vanishes.
You can find the full article here