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The Sargasso Sea is characterised by its golden brown floating sargassum seaweed. Located in the North Atlantic Ocean the Sargasso Sea is the only sea without a land boundary and is instead bounded by a series of rotating currents on all sides. This open-ocean ecosystem plays a crucial role, acting as a haven to a multitude of marine species, providing habitats, spawning areas, migration pathways and feeding grounds to a diverse range of flora and fauna. The sargassum seaweed itself is holopelagic; never attaching to the seafloor during its lifecycle and instead matting together and creating floating seaweed beds. During early encounters...

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call for submissions, nature, place, submissions, Travel Writing -

In 2022, Parthian will be publishing an anthology of writing about places and travels, written by contemporary Welsh and Wales-based authors. Today we announce an open call for expressions of interest. Those selected for publication will receive a payment of £300 each.

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