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plankton

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Tiny plankton snacking on plastic is a big problem for the food chain

In a short film that shows the dangers of marine pollution, tiny zooplankton can be seen ingesting plastic microbeads.

By July 7, 2015

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The magnificent hidden world of microscopic plankton (pictures)

The three-year-long global Tara expedition has created the world's most complete catalogue of planktonic organisms, including thousands of new species.

10 Images By May 25, 2015

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Sea plankton found on the outer surface of the ISS

Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.

By August 20, 2014

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Green news harvest: Doubts on plankton climate fix

Researchers find that seeding ocean with iron to feed plankton and sequester carbon has flaws, while debate continues over land use affects carbon emissions from ethanol.

By May 7, 2009

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Plankton grower Climos gathers funds for climate mitigation

Is fertilizing the ocean with iron to grow plankton a viable way to fight global warming? Climos, and its backers, want to find out.

By February 22, 2008

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Climos enlists plankton, venture funds to fight climate change

Shortly after rival Planktos folds, ocean fertilization start-up Climos is set to announce $4 million in series A venture funding.

By February 22, 2008

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Ocean fertilization firm Climos gains financial backing

Start-up Climos, which wants to experiment with large plankton blooms to mitigate climate change, gets $3.5 million from Braemar Energy Ventures.

By March 5, 2008

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Seeding the ocean to capture carbon

Can stimulating plankton growth slow climate change? A crew from a company called Planktos is setting sail to find out. Image: Plankton bloom

By May 10, 2007