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Arctic Alive With Algae

Arctic Alive With Algae

rgest-ever under-ice bloom of phytoplankton—stretching 62 miles. While scientists previously thought phytoplankton couldn’t grow under the ice, it seems the melting ice actually functions like a skylight and magnifying glass, focusing sunlight into seawater and providing the perfectconditions for the intense phytoplankton bloom. The pictures are pretty amazing …


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