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Scientists struggle to save seagrass from coastal pollution By Michael Casey and Andrew Selsky – Associate Press – December 23, 2019 Peering over the side of his skiff anchored in the middle of New Hampshire’s Great Bay, Fred Short liked … Continue reading

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Seaweed and Seagrass Buffer the Acidity of the Nearby Ocean By Rachel Nuwer – Hakai Magazine – February 15, 2018 Ocean acidification is already threatening marine life around the world, and conditions are only expected to worsen in the coming … Continue reading

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Slinging Sediment  By Evan Lubofsky – Hakai Magazine – February 7, 2018 Seagrass meadows take up less than 0.1 percent of the world’s oceans; nevertheless, they are considered a huge carbon sink. Seagrass draws carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Let’s face it – “save the seagrass” doesn’t have nearly the same crowd appeal as “save the sea turtles” (or dolphins or manatees for that matter), yet the multiple benefits that seagrasses produce … Continue reading

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