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Let's Start Caring About Seagrass Like We Care About The Rainforest

Let's Start Caring About Seagrass Like We Care About The Rainforest | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Seagrass is disappearing at the same rate as the rainforest and coral reefs. The loss equals serious environmental and economic effects.
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Seagrass and kelp form critical habitats within marine ecosystems.  Both grow in shallow water, and both are important recyclers of nutrients.  Compared to terrestrial vegetation, we know little about these vegetation types.  Biogeographers have mapped general distributions, but they have not made detailed maps of species associations.

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