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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Tiny plankton could have big impact on climate

Tiny plankton could have big impact on climate
Paris (SPX) Sep 18, 2013 - As the climate changes and oceans' acidity increases, tiny plankton seem set to succeed. An international team of marine scientists has found that the smallest plankton groups thrive under elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. This could cause an imbalance in the food web as well as decrease ocean CO2 uptake, an important regulator of global climate. The results of the study, conducted off ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Tiny_plankton_could_have_big_impact_on_climate_999.html

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