Loss of intertidal ecosystem exposes coastal communities

Posted In Ecosystem Destruction, News
Dec
20

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California. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Artificial intelligence and extensive satellite imagery have allowed researchers to map the world’s intertidal zones for the first time, revealing a significant loss of the crucial ecosystem. The study has shown that global foreshore environments declined by up to 16 percent between 1984 and 2016…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (12-19-2018)

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