David L. Chandler of MIT News writes on how marsh grass protects shorelines.
- A new study by MIT has examined how marsh grass protects shorelines and communities from storm surges, rising sea levels, and other climate-related impacts.
- It has been estimated that $625 million worth of damage from Hurricane Sandy was mitigated due to marsh grass.
- Natural climate solutions such as marsh grass are crucial to climate mitigation and adaptation efforts and protecting coastlines and coastal communities.
Read the full article here.