SeagrassNet

Global Seagrass Monitoring Network

Region Active

Global

Network

2001

Activity

Seagrass

Description

SeagrassNet is an expanding, worldwide ecological monitoring program that investigates and documents the status of seagrass resources and the threats to this important and imperilled marine ecosystem. The program started in 2001 in the Western Pacific and now includes 126 sites in 33 countries with a global monitoring protocol and web-based data reporting system. Their ultimate aim is to preserve the valuable seagrass ecosystem by increasing scientific knowledge and public awareness of this threatened coastal resource. (extracted from their website. Confirmation required as to whether still active)