Redwoods of the Sea | The Aquatic World with Philippe Cousteau, S2 EP 3
EPISODE 3 — SEEING THE FOREST FOR THE KELP
Captain’s Log: California may be known for its redwood forests, but what of the forests *in* the cool coastal waters? Today, we’re exploring a forest of kelp, a remarkable type of seaweed that is both one of the fastest growing and tallest plants on Earth. Just like a terrestrial forest, kelp forests are the habitat to a dizzying array of animal species that rely on the towering weeds for survival. It’s kind of like our little crew here — varied characters coming together to form an environment we all call home. We should document this …
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