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Griff and the importance of seagrass

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It’s green and it seems to be highly abundant. But this impression is treacherous. Sea grass is in decline worldwide. Not a big deal you might think but the truth is, it’s a huge problem, as seagrasses are essential ecosystem builders that numerous marine creatures depend on.

Cat chats with UNSW Honours student Griff Brindley who studies seagrass and explores how seagrass can successfully be restored.

Griff collecting seagrass for his Honours experiment in La Perouse, Sydney.