What Plankton can show us about climate change


Scientists from the University of Technology Sydney are asking the public to come with them on an underwater journey with drifting microscopic plankton to help build a global picture of how the organisms are affected by changes in ocean conditions.

These microscopic organisms play a hugely important role in our ecosystem. Not only do they fuel the underwater food chain. But it is estimated that over 90% of the world’s oxygen is produced by  marine plankton.


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