Lush underwater forests … in the Arctic  — Natural History Wanderings

EarthSky reports Did you know that there are forests in the Arctic? Lush underwater forests of large brown seaweeds (kelps) are particularly striking in the Arctic, especially in contrast to the land where ice scour (scraping of sea ice against the sea floor) and harsh climates leave the ground barren with little vegetation. Kelp forests […]

via Lush underwater forests … in the Arctic  — Natural History Wanderings

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