Opposing interests debate the fate of the kelp forests in Monterey Bay.
Thursday, April 18, 1996
Accusations of irresponsibility, mis-management and even "rape" were passed at a tense meeting of business people, scientists and concerned citizens last week at Wharf #2. Strangely enough, the point of contention was not a social issue, but a biological one: The management, health and future of Macrocystis pyrifera, a type of marine algae commonly known as "kelp."
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