The mangrove forest is a place of amazement both above and below the waterline. Mangroves have the unique ability to live in salt water, and they use their highly specialized roots to filter salt, inhale oxygen, and extract nutrients from an environment that other trees can not tolerate. The world within the tangled mess of mangrove roots is dark, silty, [...]
If you still have some doubts on the importance of seagrass and their interactions with coral reefs and mangrove forests, watch this video from Seagrass Watch. You will then understand why Save Coral Reefs has a Seagrass Restoration Program and why Save Coral Reefs needs your help in order to protect this vulnerable and useful ecosystem.
The Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems (CCRE) Program is a long term field study dedicated to investigations of coral reefs and associated mangroves, seagrass meadows, and sandy bottoms. Field operations are based at the Carrie Bow Cay Field Station on the Meso-American Barrier Reef in Belize, while logistical and administrative operations are based at the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, [...]
Threw out each section, viewers are able to learn about SCR ethics, who we are, what we do, how you can get involved and take part of the coral protection. Save Coral Reefs’ new Home page allows an easier interaction between SCR, members and viewers. The newsletter keeps you up with SCR latest activities. The future projects are clearly pointed [...]