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        Diversity: Getting by With a Little Help From (Salt) Marsh Friends | In the Grass, On the Reef

        This video will show students the benefits of species diversity within coastal salt marshes and how this diversity makes the marsh stronger. Dr. Randall Hughes is interested in what makes a salt marsh less susceptible to disturbances, such as drought. She wants to know how diversity can make a marsh stronger. In this video, she looks at species diversity- the number of species in a salt marsh- to determine what combinations of plants and animals make for a productive ecosystem

        Learn more about ecology in North Florida by visiting the WFSU Ecology blog.


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