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Ground Cover Restoration Field

Aristida stricta (wiregrass) with Liatris gracilis (blazing star) in the background on a Native Ground Cover Restoration site

Image Credit: FWC

FWC Facts:
Seagrasses occupy only 0.1 percent of the sea floor, yet are responsible for 12 percent of the organic carbon buried in the ocean, which helps reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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