STUDY: THE LANGUAGE USED BY THE CLIMATE CHANGE WATCHDOG, THE IPCC, IS OVERLY-CONSERVATIVE - AND THEREFORE, THE THREATS ARE MUCH GREATER THAN THE PANEL'S REPORTS SUGGEST. IMAGE CREDIT: CCO PUBLIC DOMAIN.
Seagrass meadows - one of the most widespread coastal habitats on Earth - are in decline. Human coastal development and poor water quality are threatening the meadows - home to a wide array of marine plants and animals. More here.