1 Aug 2022

Seagrass restoration project aimed at fighting climate change

From Afternoons, 1:15 pm on 1 August 2022

A new seagrass restoration project is being trialed with the hope it can then create an effective way to plant more of it around Aotearoa and help fight climate change.

Seagrasses account for about 10% of the carbon our oceans store but only cover zero point two percent of the seafloor, it also absorbs carbon 27 times faster than forests on land.

Cawthron Institute lead scientist for this project, Dana Clark talks to Jesse.


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