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In spring and fall, nearly the entire global population of emperor and Pacific black brant geese consume the refuge's eelgrass.
In a future New York City flooded under 50 feet of water, investment bankers motorboat through city squares and develop housing projects based on the emergent properties of eelgrass.
In spring and fall, nearly all of the world’s population of emperor and Pacific black brant geese stop to devour the refuge’s eelgrass beds for sustenance.
The reefs and the eelgrass are the first line of defense against the strong wave action predicted in global warming scenarios.
On Wednesday morning an egret perched at the water’s edge, darting into the shallows to hunt small fish flitting among the eelgrass.
The low tide exposes the craggy tops of oyster reefs and the waving tips of eelgrass.
Instead of depending on walls alone to resist crashing waves, scientists are looking at more welcoming natural buffers of eelgrass, which lure water bugs, fish and birds, and shell reefs that support native oysters.
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