The Seasons Can Affect How Your Brain Works

Feb 9
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Bright lights influence not only our internal clocks but also our production of serotonin, and in turn this causes some people to suffer from seasonal affective disorder — a gloomy winter mood cured, strangely enough, by sitting in front of a dazzling lamp. The prevalance of this disorder grows with increasing distance from the equator, University… Read the rest of this entry »

Latest Marine Phyto Plankton News

Jan 23
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Inspiring 2015 Environmental Stories
We are missing 40 percent of oxygen-bearing oceanic plants called phytoplankton — the base of the entire marine food web — from overheating oceans as a direct consequence of the climate crisis, courtesy of the $ 5.6 trillion annually subsidized fossil …
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Warming Indian Ocean may pose threat to global fisheries market: study
Phytoplankton (microscopic ocean plants) form the basis of the marine food web. A decline in phytoplankton may pose a risk to the global fisheries market, explained the study, with countries along the Indian Ocean particularly vulnerable. “We can't say …
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Ocean Acidification Affects Bacteria's Ability To Clean Oceans
Ocean acidification, which is the decrease of the pH in the Earth's oceans, has been an ongoing process that affects marine creatures and plants. Researchers found that ocean acidification caused by human emissions of carbon dioxide has a major impact …
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Latest Marine Phyto Plankton News

Jan 15
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'Anonymous' Shames Japan for Murdering Whales and Dolphins
Did you know that we are missing 40 percent of oxygen-bearing oceanic plants called phytoplankton – the base of the entire marine food web – from overheating oceans due to the climate crisis, courtesy of the $ 5.6 trillion annually subsidized fossil …
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NASA Langley begins groundbreaking study of phytoplankton and climate
Called the North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study, or NAAMES, it's the first campaign of its kind combining shipboard, airborne and satellite data gathered throughout the annual life cycle of the largest phytoplankton bloom on the planet.
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Thanks Marine Phytoplankton for brightening Southern Ocean clouds

Jan 7
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Thanks Marine Phytoplankton for brightening Southern Ocean clouds
Susannah Burrows, who was a member of the team pointed out that, “The dimethyl sulfide produced by the phytoplankton gets transported up into higher levels of the atmosphere and then gets chemically transformed and produces aerosols further downwind, …
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On the Trails | A wildlife extravaganza in Auke Bay
Those conditions produced a fine bloom of phytoplankton, which led to good body condition and burgeoning populations of zooplankton. For example, Ridgway has noticed extended reproduction of little shrimp-like crustaceans called mysids, extra-large fat …
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Latest Marine Phytoplankton News

Jan 3
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News in numbers | Amazon India's delivery network grew three-fold in 2015
Phytoplankton is the base of “several aquatic food webs” and provides food for a wide range of sea creatures such as whales, shrimp, snails and jellyfish. The health of these marine plants affects commercial fisheries, the amount of carbon dioxide the …
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THE PAPER | Remote Sensing Applications: Beyond Land-Use and Land-Cover Change
This paper, therefore, groups work that is similar into the following categories: Fire Models and Methods; Coastal and Marine Applications; Infrastructure and Urbanization; Archaeology and Remote Sensing; The Ecological Footprint, or the Landscape …
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The origins of oil – A visit to Kuwait Bay
“When phytoplankton, cyanobacteria, algae and other marine organisms die, they drift to the seafloor, collectively forming sedimentary drifts of decaying organic matter. These get lodged in places where tectonic plates are subsiding. Over time, more …
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Overfishing is Getting Filleted by Markets

Dec 26
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Overfishing is Getting Filleted by Markets
After all, nearly one in five people around the world consume fish as their primary source of protein and overfishing has deleterious cascade effects on other marine ecosystems. Illegal and excessive fishing are to a degree inevitable … Traditionally …
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Scientists Worried Over Latest Sign of Rapid Change in the Oceans
The change is troubling in part because scientists are still trying to understand what role coccolithophores play in the marine food web, Gnanadesikan said. … These phytoplankton sink when they die, taking the carbon in their bodies to the sea floor …
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Glucosamine in a Dog’s Diet

Dec 23
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As you stand in the store pondering the plethora of varieties of dog food for your dog’s diet, your mind can truly become overwhelmed. The numerous ingredients in dog food simply complicate things even further. Who really knows what all of those ingredients really mean? You see glucosamine on some of the dog food labels. That sounds a bit familiar. Haven’t you heard of glucosamine in the news? What exactly is glucosamine and why should it be in your dog’s diet? Read the rest of this entry »

Can You Have Too Much Protein Supplement?

Dec 3
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Protein is a hot topic on the Internet and in the Gym. It is a topic that is widely discussed and debated among bodybuilders, nutritionists, and doctors. There are those who say that you can’t get enough protein, while there are others who claim that you actually can get too much protein. But can you really have too much of a protein supplement? Read the rest of this entry »

New Cosmetic Line Made from Marine Phytoplankton

Nov 29
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New Cosmetic Line Made from Marine Phytoplankton
Algoid Technologies, a certified Florida aquaculture company, has launched a new line of organic cosmetics made from marine and freshwater phytoplankton. The first beauty product in the Alginique range, Morning Rose Facial Elixir, is 100% organic, …
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Elementary new theory on mass extinctions that wiped out life
Selenium has recently been found to play a vital role in photosynthesis in phytoplankton. Glaciation and lack of oxygen in the oceans are common explanations for the death of some 60% of all marine invertebrate species. But our data shows a severe …
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Latest Marine Phyto Plankton News

Nov 25
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Southern Pacific voyage links hydrothermal plumes to global climate
An expedition in the Southeast Pacific Ocean may have found the source of much of the iron used by marine microbes living in the depths of the sea — a finding with strong implications for global climate studies. The results emerge from a cruise that …
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