The importance of conserving of Kenya’s seagrass meadows

Compared to other types of carbon sink, seagrass in Kenya can absorb 35 times more carbon – a fact that is helping to kick-start poverty alleviation schemes in the region

Geographical

Last updated on 20 June 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Kenya
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals