COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Forests of the sea in Western Australia slashed by marine heatwave
Description: Great swathes of the temperate kelp forests on Western Australia's reefs that underpin tourism and fisheries industries worth $10 billion annually are gone. Off the coast around Kalbarri to Geraldton, where these reefs used to be dominated by kelp forests, those forests have completely disappeared. [Source: ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)]
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Source: ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Publish Date: 7/7/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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