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Whether you're a snorkeller or CEO, you can help save our vital kelp forests

By Aaron Eger, Postdoctoral research fellow, UNSW Sydney
Adriana Vergés, Professor in marine ecology, UNSW Sydney
What if we told you the world has forests harbouring creatures with three hearts and where the canopy can grow by a foot a day? What if we told you it was silently disappearing? What if we told you we now have the chance to bring it back?

These wonder-filled and remarkably productive ecosystems are kelp forests. They wrap around almost a third of the world’s coastlines. If you live in New York, Los Angeles, Sydney or Tokyo, you can snorkel over a kelp forest…The Conversation

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