Ocean Forests Hold Unique Solutions to Our Current Environmental Crisis

Elsevier,   One Earth, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2020, Pages 398-401
Karen Filbee-Dexter

Forests are key components of the global carbon cycle and dominate mitigation strategies for climate change and biodiversity loss. In contrast, the importance of and threats facing ocean forests—kelp forests—are comparatively underappreciated. Yet, increasing the global area of kelp forests would enhance biodiversity and drawdown CO2, mitigating climate change.