Mars focuses on community involvement in world’s largest coral restoration project
Author: Angeli Mehta
The health of seagrass meadows and mangrove forests are affected in turn by the health of coral reefs, which cover just 0.2% of the world’s seafloor but are home to a quarter of marine life and provide livelihoods for 500 million people.
But these vital ecosystems are another casualty of ocean heatwaves, that are becoming more frequent and longer lasting than even 20 years ago.Image: Channels: Natural CapitalTags: coral reefsIndonesiaMarsThe Nature Conservancyfish stocksocean regeneration
This story was originally published by Ethical Corporation and can be accessed here.