This is why we urgently need to protect tropical seagrass meadows 

Seagrass meadows are vital to the health of the planet in more ways than we've realised.

Seagrass meadows are vital to the health of the planet in more ways than we've realized. Image: Unsplash/opixels

Holly East
Lecturer in Physical Geography, Lecturer in Physical Geography
Jamie Johnson
Research Assistant, Northumbria University, Newcastle
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Satellite images of seagrass meadows
Seagrass meadows are host to a wide variety of life forms. Image: Conversation/Holly East

The coral reef island of Faathihutta. Seagrass meadows
Coral reef island nations are among the lowest-lying territories on Earth. Image: Conversation/Holly East

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