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Global Warming

Interactive: See how global warming is changing the face of our planet

Visit this website for a revealing look at the reality of global warming. 184 kata lagi


Don't forget plankton in climate change models, says study

Phytoplankton absorb as much carbon dioxide as tropical rainforests and so understanding the way they respond to a warming climate is crucial. 

A new study from the University of Exeter, published in the journal Ecology Letters, found that phytoplankton – microscopic water-borne plants – can rapidly evolve tolerance to elevated water temperatures. 377 kata lagi


Which Fish are Highest in Omega 3?

You may have asked yourself,

Which fish are healthy for me and the ocean?
Are you eating fish for it’s health benefits and want to maximize on Omega 3 fatty acids ? 151 kata lagi


Tara Oceans Expedition sequences the ocean

Break submission by Chris Bowler, CNRS Director of Research at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, PSL Research University, Institut de Biologie de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS), Paris, France. 814 kata lagi

Gut Microbiome

Nano-sized polystyrene affects feeding, behavior and physiology of brine shrimp Artemia franciscana larvae

Nano-sized polymers as polystyrene (PS) constitute one of the main challenges for marine ecosystems, since they can distribute along the whole water column affecting planktonic species and consequently disrupting the energy flow of marine ecosystems. 284 kata lagi


Plankton Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach

Back in 2010 I wrote a post called “Walking the Plank-ton“. In that post I baldly stated that claims of a 40% loss in plankton since 1950 were totally bogus. 456 kata lagi

Climate News

Plankton light traps

At 5:45 pm on 2 November, 8 light traps designed to capture plankton were suspended off the Pearson College dock.

Marine Science students retrieved the traps the next day and examined the plankton that were captured. 21 kata lagi

Marine Organisms