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Marine photographer captures haunting images of California’s beautiful, but vanishing, kelp forests

It’s a sight few visitors to northern California’s coastal waters will ever forget: kelp – giant seaweed if you prefer – growing in lush underwater forests that provide essential habitat for a multitude of species such as rockfish, crabs, mollusks, and even marine mammals like sea otters. But now a troubling question arises: What does the future […]