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Marine Debris Program Staff Featured in The NOAA Ocean Podcast

APRIL 17, 2023 — On March 30, the NOAA Ocean Podcast featured the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s chief scientist, Amy V. Uhrin, who spoke about the importance of seagrasses in coastal environments.

Seagrasses are plants that grow in semi salty water to full seawater in the intertidal and subtidal zones of the ocean. As one of the most productive ecosystems in the world, seagrasses offer myriad benefits to both humans and the organisms that call them home. This podcast episode explores some of the ecosystem services seagrasses provide. The podcast may be accessed here

Last updated Friday, April 21, 2023 6:43pm PDT