Suffering seagrass!

Ten of the 72 known seagrass species are at an elevated risk of extinction and three qualify as endangered, a study has found.

The loss of seagrass species will have a significant impact on both the marine life and the human population that rely on the resources and services they provide.

Seagrass is an important habitat for marine life, absorbs excess nutrients, and reduces shoreline erosion.

Read more at Virginia Institute of Marine Science