5 inconspicuous ways seagrass beds boost biodiversity

Seagrass beds are one of the largest marine ecosystems on the planet, occupying around 300,000 km2 of the seabed and spread across 159 countries. Yet the equivalent of a soccer field disappears every 30 minutes, and an estimated 7% of the world’s seagrass beds are lost every year. Ocean acidification, coastal development and rising ocean temperatures caused by climate change are the main causes of seagrass disappearance.

Discover the 5 inconspicuous ways in which seagrass beds stimulate biodiversity!

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