Ocean Acidification Is Toxifying Phytoplankton

Ocean acidification is having a dangerous effect on phytoplankton, the largest source of the planet’s oxygen and the cornerstone of the marine food chain. Scientists aboard the RV Melville are studying the effects of carbon saturation on phytoplankton, also known as microalgae, along the western coast of the United States. The crew brings together researchers … Continue reading Ocean Acidification Is Toxifying Phytoplankton