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Posts tagged phytoplankton

April 6, 2012

 

asian clam on beach

Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

April 16, 2007

 

hurricane

Hurricanes And Tiny Plants

Did you know hurricanes can be constructive to the Atlantic Ocean?

March 26, 2007

 

a view of the Pacific Ocean from space

Phytoplankton, El Niño, and Global Warming

How does such a tiny organism do so much to help reduce global warming?

April 11, 2006

 

phytoplankton

Vertical Migration

Imagine if the only way for you to eat were to trek 25 miles on foot to a restaurant and then trek all the way back home afterward.

September 27, 2003

 

Phytoplankton

When it comes to ocean life, you might assume that the real action occurs down in the depths. After all, that’s where sharks, whales, octopi and other stars of sea do their thing, not to mention the truly weird and wonderful creatures that inhabit the ocean floor.

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