Ocean meadows scrub seawater of harmful bacteria

Seagrass meadows - bountiful underwater gardens that nestle close to shore and are the most common coastal ecosystem on Earth - can reduce bacterial exposure for corals, other sea creatures and humans, according to new research published in Science Feb. 16.

Ocean meadows scrub seawater of harmful bacteria

Seagrasses keep waterborne pathogens in check, potentially benefiting people and coral reefs.

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Nature News

'Seagrasses' vital to coastal health

Underwater flowering plants play multiple roles in keeping coastal ecosystems healthy.

Thu 16 Feb 17 from BBC News

Want clean water? Plant a lot of seagrass

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Cosmos Magazine

Seagrasses boost ecosystem health by fighting bad bacteria

Seagrasses might reduce bacteria levels in ocean water.

Thu 16 Feb 17 from ScienceNews

Underwater seagrass beds dial back polluted seawater

Seagrass meadows - bountiful underwater gardens that nestle close to shore and are the most common coastal ecosystem on Earth - can reduce bacterial exposure for corals, other sea creatures ...

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Phys.org

Underwater seagrass beds dial back polluted seawater, Thu 16 Feb 17 from ScienceDaily

Underwater Seagrass Beds Dial Back Polluted Seawater , Thu 16 Feb 17 from Newswise

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