Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

Plankton’s Shifting Role in Deep Sea Carbon Storage Explored

The tiny phytoplankton Emiliania huxleyi, invisible to the naked eye, plays an outsized role in drawing carbon from the atmosphere and sequestering it deep in the seas. But this role may change as ocean water becomes warmer and more acidic, … Continue reading

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