The former marine biologist runs a scuba-diving center on the Australian island’s east coast, and rhapsodizes about the wonders of the seaweed’s dense habitats.
- Aryn Baker
“Diving in kelp is one of the most amazing underwater experiences you can have,” the 65-year-old says, likening it to flying through the canopy of a terrestrial rain forest.
“You won’t find a single empty patch in a kelp forest …
From the sponge gardens on the seafloor all the way up to the leaves on the surface, it’s packed with life.”
Or rather, it…