A dynamic view of seagrass meadows in the wake of successful green turtle conservation

Marjolijn J.A. Christianen*, Marieke M. van Katwijk, Brigitta I. van Tussenbroek, Jordi F. Pagès, Katia Ballorain, Nachiket Kelkar, Rohan Arthur, Teresa Alcoverro

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Concerted conservation efforts have led to a remarkable recovery of multiple green turtle (Chelonia mydas) populations worldwide. The voracious feeding of these returning populations is radically transforming tropical seagrass habitats in ways that prompt a re-think of the reference state and management plans for seagrass meadows.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)553-555
Number of pages3
JournalNature Ecology and Evolution
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2021

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