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Yes, These Flesh-Eating Algae Are Real. And They Like Their Prey Alive.

New research suggests that photosynthetic green algae also eat bacteria on a previously unsuspected scale.

by |March 3, 2021

How Will the Ocean Carbon Cycle Evolve in the Future? New Project Aims to Find Out

A new effort to analyze the ocean’s ability to take up CO2 will be important for predicting the effectiveness of climate change mitigation efforts.

by |September 28, 2020
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Ocean Uptake of CO2 Could Drop as We Cut Carbon Emissions

A new study finds that ocean absorption of CO2 rises and falls along with human activity and natural phenomena. The findings are important for understanding how much the oceans will offset future climate change.

by |June 3, 2020