Seagrass beds are crucial ecosystems providing economic and food security for coastal communities around the globe, including those in the Western Indian Ocean region. A new set of Guidelines on seagrass restoration for the region aim to support the restoration of degraded seagrass beds.
The new Guidelines on Seagrass Ecosystem Restoration for the Western Indian Ocean Region outline how to design a successful seagrass restoration project, using best practices, protocols, and case studies from the region and globe so that practitioners can focus on what is most likely to work for them. The Guidelines also feature case studies from around the globe and Western Indian Ocean region, highlighting emerging threats, best practices and lessons learned.
Read the guidelines here!
View a video on ‘Seagrass: Stabilizers of the sea’ here!