Save the seagrass

NERC's publication Planet Earth reports on seagrass research by Dr Richard Unsworth

SeagrassSeagrass meadows provide the ideal place for young fish to thrive, say NERC-funded scientists researching the importance of these habitats for commercial fishing.

Globally, seagrasses are being lost at the same rate as Amazon rainforests and little is being done to conserve these habitats as their importance isn't fully understood. 

 

Read the article - Planet Earth Spring 2015 edition (page 6) here.