On her dive days as a marine biologist for The Bay Foundation, Ariadne Reynolds is usually scuba diving in the Santa Monica Bay for three 1-1.5 hour stretches as she observes urchins and kelp growth, and measures every detail of the site’s ecosystem.
On this dive, captured by Mashable, Reynolds’ focus is on restoring the native kelp forests, which have been reduced in part by an overpopulation of sea urchins. Kelp forests are beneficial to the local environment by calming the waves, reducing shore erosion, and providing productive habitats for a diverse mix of marine life.Searching for Life in Iceland’s Frigid Fissures, Preserving the Forest of the Sea, and Two weeks under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.
This Webby award-winning video collection exists to help teachers, librarians, and families spark kid wonder and curiosity. TKSST features smarter, more meaningful content than what's usually served up by YouTube's algorithms, and amplifies the creators who make that content.
Curated, kid-friendly, independently-published. Support this mission by becoming a sustaining member today.