Sea Grass in coastal New England waters under attack by Nitrogen

A federally funded scientific study on regional seagrass health recently released by The Nature Conservancy points to nitrogen pollution — from sewage and fertilizers — and warmer water temperatures as the killer threats to seagrasses throughout the coastal waters of southern New England.

Seagrass is vital habitat for fish and shellfish and is important for water quality.

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