COSEE Ocean Systems: News
'Seagrasses' vital to coastal health
Description: The importance of seagrasses to the health of coastal ecosystems is underlined in new research conducted around the Indonesian atolls. These underwater flowering plants, which have been with us since the age of the dinosaurs, have long been known to have anti-microbial properties. But the latest study demonstrates that their presence really does help to suppress pollution. [Source: BBC News]
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Source: BBC News
Publish Date: 2/16/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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