What Causes the North Atlantic Plankton Bloom?

Six days from now, every one of the billions of phytoplankton alive today will be dead–eaten by zooplankton or having drifted to the bottom of the sea . In fact, some of these microscopic plants, which collectively perform as much as photosynthesis as all of Earth’s land-based plants, live for just two days. [More]



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