Can South Carolina's Salt Marshes Be Saved?

Clip: Season 49 | 8m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

Beyond being important to both the economy and marine life in the South, salt marshes also serve as buffers, shielding communities on the coast from erosion and dangerous weather events. But in South Carolina, which boasts the largest expanse of salt marsh of any Atlantic state, these ecosystems are in decline.

Aired: 01/26/22

Rating: NR

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