Endangered seagrasses focus of PhD research
Seagrasses play a vital role in the survival of many marine animals, which use their ‘meadows’ as habitat and feeding areas. But environmental pollution, such heavy metal, is contributing to the decline of seagrasses in some areas.
PhD candidate, Ms Nasim Shah Mohammadi from the UTS Climate Change Cluster (C3), is investigating Zostera mulleri, an endangered species of seagrass native to the southern half of Australia, and found mostly in the protected waters of NSW.
Read the full story in the Climate Change Cluster (C3) news.