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Plankton named after BBC Blue Planet series
Description: A type of plankton described as part of "the beating heart" of the oceans has been named after the BBC's Blue Planet series. The tiny plant-like organism is regarded as a key element of the marine ecosystem. Scientists at University College London (UCL) bestowed the honour on Sir David Attenborough and the documentary team. It's believed to be the first time a species has been named after a television program. [Source: BBC News]
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Source: BBC News
Publish Date: 4/17/2018
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