Restoring Tasmania’s Giant Kelp Forests

 Seagriculture EU 2024
Mick Baron and Karen Gowlett-Holmes have been running the Eaglehawk Dive Centre on the iconic Tasman Peninsula since 1991. For decades one of the major attractions to the area has been the giant kelp forests. But over the years they have seen first-hand the destruction of the forests, a direct result of climate change.

In this trailer for a short film by the Great Southern Reef Foundation, and supported by Sea Forest, Mick and Karen take us on a journey to see the dramatic changes observed in the giant kelp forests within their lifetimes — and discuss their ongoing efforts to raise awareness to the issue and gain traction in the rehabilitation of these reefs.

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