seaweed - shades of green, brown, olive; wavy, bumpy, ribbon

Kelps are large, brown algae that grow along coasts around the world, especially in cooler regions. Credit: NOAA’s National Ocean Service Source: The Census of Marine Life, Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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Beyond the Human Eye: Seaweed Sexual Reproduction: a chancy business

anna atkins 1850s cyanotypes of British algae love anna :)

British Algae by Anna Atkins the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means; the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.

seaweed

Seaweed as art

I love the vibrant colours and slippery energy in Japanese artist Aki Matsumoto's beautiful seaweed art.

Kelps are large, fast growing brown seaweeds in the order Laminariales, which includes 30 genera, the most commonly used of which are Laminariaceae. Kelps grow in underwater forests in shallow, nut...

Kelp (Laminariales spp)

Kelps are large, fast growing brown seaweeds in the order Laminariales, which includes 30 genera, the most commonly used of which are Laminariaceae. Kelps grow in underwater forests in shallow, nut.

1895 - An introduction to the study of seaweeds, by George Murray - via Biodiversity Heritage Library

1895 - An introduction to the study of seaweeds, by George Murray - via Biodiversity Heritage Library

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