Phytoplankton

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Name: Phytoplankton
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Toxin levels halt IoM scallop season

The opening of the Manx king scallop fishing season has been delayed due to excessive levels of shellfish toxins.The season, which begins on 1 November, was halted on the west coast of the island after tests showed abnormally high levels of domoic ac ... [Published BBC - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane Gonzalo Stirs Up Miles of Sediment Around Bermuda (Photo)

FOLLOWBy Kelly Dickerson, Staff WriterDate: 30 October 2014 Time: 10:05 AM ETHurricane Gonzalo stirred up miles of sediment around Bermuda.CREDIT: NASA Earth ObservatoryHurricane Gonzalo swept across Bermuda earlier this month, and a set of before-and-after ... [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

This little light of ours

By Liza FieldSome wonderful bad news is emerging — the kind that easily converts to good news.A powerful toxin is now sprawling across land, water and sky. This pollutant degrades everything from phytoplankton to entire food webs, water quality, climate, ... [Published RappNews.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation Announces New Dietary Supplement,...

ForeverGreen launches proprietary supplement to improve cellular function ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation develops, manufactures and distributes an expansive line of all natural whole foods and products to North America, Australia, Europe, Asia and ... [Published PRWeb - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lenkersdorfer: The power of procrastination

There are many powers in the universe. Gravity is one of the important ones because it keeps us grounded (literally). The atmosphere would also rank at the top in importance because without it the ultraviolet rays of the sun would blister our skin, burn ... [Published Weekly News Journal - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Tiny, Carbon-Scrubbing Champ Under Attack : Discovery News

You may think of the world’s trees as bulwarks against the greenhouse effect and climate change, but maybe you should give more credit to the lowly phytoplankton, a single-celled photosynthesizing organism found in the world’s oceans.These tiny life forms ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

New Microbial Ecology Study Findings Reported from University of Helsinki (Phytoplankton metacommunity structure in subarctic rock pools)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- Data detailed on Microbial Ecology have been presented. According to news originating from Helsinki, Finland , by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Rock pools ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Saharan Dust Deposition May Affect Phytoplankton Growth in the Mediterranean Sea at Ecological Time Scales

by Rachele Gallisai, Francesc Peters, Gianluca Volpe, Sara Basart, José Maria BaldasanoThe surface waters of the Mediterranean Sea are extremely poor in the nutrients necessary for plankton growth. At the same time, the Mediterranean Sea borders with ... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Study Data from University of Applied Sciences Update Understanding of Ecology Research [Effect of (a)synchronous light fluctuation on diversity,...

Study Data from University of Applied Sciences Update Understanding of Ecology Research [Effect of (a)synchronous light fluctuation on diversity, functional and structural stability of a marine phytoplankton metacommunity]By a News Reporter-Staff News ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Top 5 Things to Do in the Maldives

Of course it’s great to visit the Maldives to lie around doing absolutely nothing for a week, but what about the people who actually want to get out and do something?Being an island nation, you’re never too far from water. The Maldives is home to some ... [Published Epoch Times - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Analysis tracks origins of algal light sensors to a shared ancestor one billion years ago

A transmission electron micrograph of one of the smallest known eukaryotic algae, Micromonas. Credit: A.Z. Worden, T. Deerinck, M. Terada, J. Obiyashi and M. Ellisman, MBARI and NCMIRResearchers determined the origin of a group of protein-based light ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Catch of the day as club nets 40lb fish

NO prizes for guessing who picked up the catch of the day title after these three monster-sized fish were hauled from a lake managed by Lymm Angling Club.Environment Agency fisheries teams removed the three non-native bighead and silver carp, which avergaed ... [Published Congleton Guardian - Oct 09 2014]

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"The department is keeping the industry fully updated and thanks it for its co-operation"
The award, given by the American Society of Microbiology, recognizes "distinguished achievement in research and development in applied and environmental microbiology" according to the ASM website
"However, the rate at which ozone thins during the month of September has remained about the same for the past two decades. A decrease in this rate will be an important sign of recovery" said Johnson
"The best part about sea foam, in my opinion, is not these big foam events, but the fact that sea foam calls attention to dissolved organic matter. We rarely see it (it is dissolved, after all), and we rarely think about it, but DOM plays a massively important role on Earth. It is a key part of the marine food web, though it is hard to eat, because the particles are so tiny. Bacteria are some of the few organisms can eat DOM. Also, the DOM in the ocean is one of Earth’s largest carbon reservoirs. DOM is produced in the upper ocean, where the phytoplankton and zooplankton live—DOM is made of the spilled contents of their bodies and their cells. The DOM that is not consumed at the surface gradually drifts downward in the water column; it can be found in the deepest parts of the ocean, albeit at lower concentrations than at the surface. As we continue to pump carbon dioxide into the air, some of this carbon ends up as DOM, and it travels slowly throughout the ocean. Next time you see sea foam, think of the dissolved particles of organic matter and the important role they play in the ocean."

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Toxin levels halt IoM scallop season [Published BBC - 11 hours ago]
Something fishy with nanotechnology? [Published The Chemical Institute of Canada - 12 hours ago]
News & Notes: Geosciences professor Ward given ... [Published Individual.com - 16 hours ago]
Antarctic ozone hole stands steady: study [Published Business Standard India - 18 hours ago]
Why and how ocean waves create sea foam [Published Mother Nature Network - Oct 30 2014]
Hurricane Gonzalo Stirs Up Miles of Sediment Ar... [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 30 2014]
This little light of ours [Published RappNews.com - Oct 30 2014]
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation Launches New... [Published PRWeb - Oct 30 2014]
New Microbial Ecology Study Results Reported fr... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 29 2014]
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation Announces Ne... [Published PRWeb - Oct 29 2014]
Lenkersdorfer: The power of procrastination [Published Weekly News Journal - Oct 28 2014]
Dispersal Ability Determines the Role of Enviro... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 27 2014]
Proud to be from Pittsburgh: RiverQuest [Published WPXI - Oct 24 2014]
An Online Database for Informing Ecological Net... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 24 2014]
Tiny, Carbon-Scrubbing Champ Under Attack : Dis... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
Tiny, Carbon-Scrubbing Champ Under Attack [Published Discovery Channel - Oct 24 2014]
At what cost are we saving the rhino? [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 24 2014]
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation Opens Office... [Published PRWeb - Oct 23 2014]
New Microbial Ecology Study Findings Reported f... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
EPA awards $1 million to Northern California gr... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - Oct 22 2014]
Seventh spacewalk of the year keeps ISS in the sky [Published WAAY-TV - Oct 22 2014]
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation Opens Office... [Published PRWeb - Oct 22 2014]
No gathering of shellfish from Port Underwood (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 22 2014]
When viruses attack giant algal blooms, global ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
Saharan Dust Deposition May Affect Phytoplankto... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 21 2014]
Producing krill oil at sea improves quality and... [Published World Fishing - Oct 21 2014]
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation Enhances Eur... [Published PRWeb - Oct 21 2014]
Protecting Biodiversity in Costa Rica’s Thermal... [Published Inter Press Service - Oct 20 2014]
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Kalahari’s Sleeping Sands Awaken [Published Ecology Global Network - Oct 13 2014]
Sleeping sands of the Kalahari awaken after more than 10,000 years, as overgrazing leaves desert’s red dunes blowing in the African wind Without grasses to anchor the dunes in place, their sand grains blow in the wind. Credit: Paolo D’Odorico Kala ...
Throwback Thursday: Digital Dogs, The B-2 Steal... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Oct 09 2014]
October 1989 CoverPopular Science On this  Throwback Thursday , we go back 25 years to the Popular Science of  September 1989 . In the waning months of the 80s, Popular Science asked what the most important concerns of Americans from that time were, ...
Save the whales (and the humans too): A recap o... [Published TED Blog - Oct 07 2014]
The TED Fellows gave a lively session of talks at TEDGlobal. Midway through, filmmaker and butcher Bassim Tariq gets a standing ovation. Photo: Ryan Lash It’s time for TED Fellows Talks, the Rio edition! Twenty TED Fellows and Senior Fellows opened ...
The Lab At The Bottom Of The World [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 29 2014]
Since the 1950s, a small but growing number of international scientists have spent months at a stretch on the world’s most remote continent: Antarctica. This year, 29 countries will host research programs there, meaning about 800 scientists and support ...
Invasion of the golden mussel: A TED Fellow wie... [Published TED Blog - Sep 26 2014]
Back in the ’90s, the golden mussel ( Limnoperna fortunei ) hitched a ride on ships traveling from Asia to South America. In the past decade and a half, the mussel has proliferated through South America’s river systems, destroying the native habitat ...
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