COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Growing algae bloom in Arabian Sea tied to climate change
Description: The Gulf of Oman turns green twice a year, when an algae bloom the size of Mexico spreads across the Arabian Sea all the way to India. Scientists who study the algae say the microscopic organisms are thriving in new conditions brought about by climate change, and displacing the zooplankton that underpin the local food chain, threatening the entire marine ecosystem. [Source: Laredo Morning Times]
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Source: Laredo Morning Times
Publish Date: 3/15/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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