Climate change predicted to reduce kelp forests’ capacity to trap and store carbon

Source: Science Daily

Kelp forms vast seaweed forests along temperate coastlines, which sequester large amounts of atmospheric carbon. But according to a new study, warming oceans could reduce the capacity of kelp forests to trap carbon for long periods in deep ocean stores, exacerbating the effects of climate change.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/08/220824103023.htm