PADI Travel to Mitigate Dive Travel’s Carbon Footprint with Seagrass
Travelers increasingly connect climate change with the very methods they use to explore the world. Soon a new, $20 add-on during PADI Travel’s checkout process will let divers support The Ocean Foundation’s SeaGrass …
Announcing the Climate Resilience Workshop for Puerto Rico
Jobos Bay, Puerto Rico – The Ocean Foundation, in partnership with 11th Hour Racing, will be conducting a week-long technical workshop in Puerto Rico on seagrass and mangrove restoration for …
Five Ways You Can Support Marine Conservation for World Ocean Day
1. Support our One Ocean campaign Covering 71% of the Earth, the ocean connects us all. Protecting our blue planet demands global action along a united front. At The Ocean …
Seagrasses are flowering plants that grow in shallow waters along the coasts of every continent except Antarctica. Seagrasses provide critical ecosystem services and are a reliable source for carbon sequestration.
Blue carbon is the carbon dioxide captured by the world’s ocean and coastal ecosystems, stored in the form of biomass and sediments from mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrass meadows.