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With a little kelp, we may one day have canopy-ce on Earth. In...

With a little kelp, we may one day have canopy-ce on Earth. In the Monterey Bay area, giant kelp doesn’t grow much deeper than about 70 feet deep due to light limitation. Once the plant hits the air, it continues to splay itself out horizontally across the sea surface, growing to over 150 feet in places! The thick, light-hungry canopy provides shelter and habitat for many species, while shading the reef and its numerous inhabitants below.
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