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Seagrass helps protect natural ‘carbon sinks’, study finds

Categories: All,Beaches,Environment,Issues,Port of Hastings,Sustainability

Seagrass -Flickr- Sanc0067 NOAA Photo Library

Seagrass -Flickr- Sanc0067 NOAA Photo Library

 

 

Seagrass is recovering in Western Port after being largely smothered during the 1980s. New research shows how valuable the seagrass is in capturing carbon. The last thing Western Port needs is dredging to reactivate smothering particles in the water column.

 

Read the ABC article about it here:
http://www.abc.net.au/…/greenhouse-gases-linked-to-…/6086896

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