Kelp (IMAGE) American Geophysical Union Caption Most kelp forests around the world's coastlines are struggling due to climate change, but a swath of kelp forest in Patagonia has been thriving. Its success is thanks to marine cold spells, according to a new study in AGU's Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans. Credit NOAA Usage Restrictions No restrictions. License CC0 Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.