Tagged: kelp

How an alien seaweed invasion spawned an Antarctic mystery - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 17, 2018

Adele Morrison, Australian National University; Andy Hogg, Australian National University; Ceridwen Fraser, Australian National University, and Erik van Sebille, Utrecht University Two small pieces of seaweed found by a Chilean scientist on an Antarctic beach set in train research that may transform our understanding of ocean drift and reveal what the future … Read More

New Zealand kelp forests under threat as total allowable catch limits announced - Science Life

Rebecca McLeod Sep 24, 2010

I am still reeling from an announcement made yesterday by the Minster of Fisheries and Aquaculture Phil Heatley regarding the setting of the total allowable “catch” for giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera). I thought I might try and calm down a little before I wrote this post, but the 20 or so emails that greeted me this morning from marine ecologists … Read More