Archive for the 'Seagrass' Category

South China Sea Seagrass Publications

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

The UNEP/GEF South China Sea Project has published a series of technical reports on seagrass in the South China Sea. The first reviews the progress and achievements of the seagrass habitat demonstration sites at Hepu in China; Kampot in Cambodia; Bolinao in the Philippines; and East Bintan in Indonesia. The publication is entitled Seagrass Demonstration […]

Call for Global Effort to Manage Seagrass

Saturday, December 2nd, 2006

The December 2006 issue of Bioscience features an article calling for a global conservation effort to preserve seagrasses and their ecological services. The article cites the critical role seagrasses play in coastal ecosystems and how coastal development, population growth, and the resulting increase of nutrient and sediment pollution have contributed to large-scale losses wordwide. The […]