Did you know that seagrasses reduce the incidence of pathogenic marine bacteria in seawater by 50%, hence participating to disease control? And this is only one of the many benefits provided by seagrass beds! Broadly, they participate to climate mitigation, climate adaptation, enhanced resilience and many other societal benefits.
They are widely threatened by human activities, on land and sea, as well as by climate change.
What can be done to tackle this threat?