Data & Community Platform

Data & Community Platform

Kelp forest conservation and restoration is a truly global endeavour which engages people and organisations from all walks of life, professions, and backgrounds. Our platform is a home for anyone interested in kelp forests, allowing them to connect with each other, create working groups, and upload the results of their restoration projects.

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Restoration Data

Explore all the past and present kelp forest restoration projects from around the globe.

  • Restoration methods
  • Causes of Decline
  • Costs for restoration

Users Guide

How you can benefit and help to build this collaborative asset.

  • Create user/organisation profiles
  • Add or update restoration sites
  • Help to build our Library

Share, Compare & Learn

Upload information from your own restoration project and help advance the field and help your peers. Share your knowledge about what does and does not work in restoration while learning from others.

  • Lessons learned
  • Reasons for restoration
  • Outcomes achieved

Connect With Peers

New research, new methods, funding sources, explore the ongoing activity in kelp conservation. Stay up to date with the field and make new connections.

  • View profiles and contact details
  • Access scientific papers
  • Join working groups

Global Impact

A standardized home to track progress in kelp forest restoration across the globe.

  • Accepted data standards
  • Total global area restored
  • Community engagement