Seagrasses are shallow-water plant species found from the tropics to the Arctic Circle. Mangrove forests protect coastlines from erosion, sequester carbon, and contribute to food security by promoting healthy fish populations. Seagrasses are an effective natural answer to climate change because, despite covering only 0.1 percent of the ocean floor, they store over 18 percent of oceanic carbon. They have lately been revealed to filter microplastics, assisting in preventing dangerous pollution in our waters. However, 7% of seagrass habitat is estimated to be destroyed each year.