Seagrass certainly doesn't get the interest and protection it deserves. That's why we've created this officially endorsed Ocean Decade Toolkit providing key facts, imagery and other tools needed to help create awareness and inspire action.
// Ronald Jumeau — Permanent Representative to the UN and Ambassador for Climate Change, Republic of Seychelles
// Susan Gardner — Director of Ecosystems Division, UN Environment Programme
We're rapidly losing seagrass habitat globally — an estimated football field of seagrass disappears every 30 minutes. Here are the headline issues that everyone should be aware of.
We’re killing seagasses from runoff and pollution.
We’re killing seagrass with destructive fishing practices.
We’re ripping out seagrass to build homes and docks.
We’re destroying seagrass with boat anchors and propellers.
Warm water from climate change is making it harder for seagrasses to survive.
Project Seagrass is an environmental charity devoted to the conservation of seagrass ecosystems through education, influence, research and action.
Seagrass-Watch is a global monitoring network that keeps track of trends and conditions of seagrass beds.
Restoration projects in Mozambique are restoring critical seagrass beds and helping communities create local management plans