Eelgrass (Zostera Marina). Over the past 70 years, approximately 90% of all eelgrass throughout its range along the Atlantic coast has been destroyed. Photo credit: Barry Truitt


The beach at Heckshire State Park on Great South Bay, Long Island, New York. Great South Bay is situated on the southern coast of Long Island between the barrier reef of Fire Island Nat’l Seashore and the main island. Photo credit: Carl LoBue