The Incredible Neon Glow of Bleached Corals Could Be a Good Thing

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Ocean heatwaves trigger massive coral bleaching periods almost annually due to the climate change. Such events threaten reefs worldwide.  The corals, too, began to discharge the photosynthetic algae inside their tissue. Wasting these brownish-colored plant cells allows the coral’s white limestone to shine through, making…

Parts of Antarctica Are Now Covered in Algae

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Green Antarctica is happening, and climate change is the one to blame. Researchers have developed the first large-scale map of microscopic algae on the Antarctic peninsula.  A new ecosystem might occur as algae bloom and became a source of nutrition for other species. Here is…

Climate Change — The Oceans Fight With a Warmer Planet

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We’ve witnessed how climate change is influencing the ocean’s biology so far from algae blooms that cover coastal marine ecosystems, to bleaching events that killed the coral. Our planet is getting warmer due to climate change, and such a thing is also affecting the physics…