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The Ocean Foundation and Seagrass Recovery Come Together to Repair Seagrass Scars Along America’s Coasts

(From earthtimes.org) Indian Rocks Beach, Fla- The Ocean Foundation and Seagrass Recovery today announced the launch of the Restore-A-Scar program aimed at restoring seagrass scars found off the coasts of Florida, New York, California and Washington.

Seagrass meadows sustain the most damage from boat propellers, anchors and vessel groundings that rip seagrass from the sea floor and leave scars that are vulnerable to further erosion and, left unchecked, can eventually destroy the whole seagrass bed.

It is estimated that 70 percent of all marine life in the ocean is directly dependent upon seagrass.

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