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Falklands included in US universities and NASA project to keep track of kelp floating forests

Friday, December 22nd 2017 - 10:36 UTC
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Kelp forests grow along coastlines worldwide, largely hidden from view. Like rainforests, they're among the planet's most important ecosystems: beautiful but fragile habitats for a wide array of plant and animal species. But scientists believe kelp forests are being threatened by climate change. Now, researchers from UCLA and seven other universities have an improved tool for tracking these shifting ecosystems, the largest of which is about 5 miles long. Read full article


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  • chronic

    Just wait 'til the Bruins want to install some innocuous monitoring hardware with the necessary sat uplink. Wink, wink.

    Dec 22nd, 2017 - 05:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Asha

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Dec 24th, 2017 - 03:50 am - Link - Report abuse -1

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