Scientists figure out why pulsing corals pulse
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Tagged algae, animal behavior, Australian Institute of Marine Science, coral reef, corals, getinvolved, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Katharina Fabricius, marine ecology, Maya Kremien, nutrition, photosynthesis, reef ecology, xeniid
Metal deposits can promote the growth of ocean algae that gobble greenhouse gas
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Tagged algae, bacteria/protists/fungi, carbon dioxide, climate change, diatom, Diatoms, energetics, getinvolved, global warming, iron, iron fertilization, nature, oceanography, photosynthesis, silica, southern ocean
The circle of life continues thanks to the carbon cycle
Leaves go to a lot of trouble to turn red in the fall.
Leaf fossils can help track the rise and fall of mountain ranges.