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2010-10-15 07:00:00

SeaGrass Grow campaign takes root in Texas. WASHINGTON and PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A partnership between Columbia Sportswear and The Ocean Foundation is funding a seagrass restoration project in Redfish Bay, near Corpus Christi, Texas.

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2010-08-05 08:35:00

With its vast acreage of mangrove swamps, sawgrass prairies and subtropical jungles, could the Florida Everglades--the famous river of grass--be affected by the Gulf oil spill?

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2010-06-17 11:31:11

The analysis of metal levels in Posidonia oceanica, which has been published in the Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, provided a temporary record of large scale historic environmental changes, such as atmospheric deposition events, which are increasingly frequent in the western Mediterranean as a result of global warming.

2010-06-01 12:41:00

Product unveiling and demonstration project scheduled for June 2, 2010 at World Wide Sportsman in Islamorada, Florida. WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bass Pro Shops has joined Columbia Sportswear Company and The Ocean Foundation in their efforts to protect and restore seagrass meadows.

2010-01-03 22:09:00

The Ocean Foundation Releases Successful Monitoring Report on Its First Seagrass Restoration Project. WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The monitoring report for the first SeaGrass Grow project shows a successful program that is restoring damaged seagrass meadows.

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2009-07-04 08:30:00

A new study has shed light on the extent and causes behind the oceans’ quickly vanishing seagrass meadows, a vital resource for thousands of species of marine life.

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2009-07-01 05:54:04

Researchers have said in a new report that coastal development and declining water quality are threatening seagrasses worldwide.

2009-06-29 16:57:03

An international team of scientists warns that accelerating losses of seagrasses across the globe threaten the immediate health and long-term sustainability of coastal ecosystems.

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2008-11-11 10:35:00

A rapid, climate change-induced northern migration of invasive marine is one of many research results announced Tues. Nov 11 during opening day presentations at the First World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, in Valencia.

2008-09-27 00:00:31

Up-dating what you already have not only makes sound economic sense, it is also more eco-friendly than throwing it away and buying new. But there are other "green" steps you can take. The eco trend looks set to stay and, when it comes to your lounge, it's all about attitude.


Latest Seagrass Reference Libraries

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2012-04-10 19:01:50

The Slender sea star (Astropecten spinulosus), is a species of starfish in the Astropectinidae family. It is found only in the Mediterranean Sea, spending much of its life on sandy, muddy or gravelly seabed in areas very rich in algae from 3.5 to 165 feet deep. Its favorite seabed meadows are Mediterranean Tapeweed (Posidonia oceanica) and Little Neptune Grass (Cymodocea nodosa). The common name Sea Star is a generic term given to other members of this genus as well. This sea star spends...

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2009-01-15 18:13:28

The Rusty Carpetshark (Parascyllium ferrugineum) is a species of fish in the family Parascylliidae. It is found off the southern coast of Australia, between latitudes 31° S and 41° S. They are typically found in water at depths between 15 and 500 feet. It occurs on beds of algae on reefs or seagrass, and also hides in rocky caves and ledges during the day. The Carpetshark grows to about 31.5 inches long. The mouth is in front of the eyes. It is gray-brown in color with an unclear...

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