Unprecedented Blooms of Ocean Plant Life

Scientists have made a biological discovery in Arctic Ocean waters as dramatic and unexpected as finding a rainforest in the middle of a desert. A NASA-sponsored expedition punched through three-foot thick sea ice to find waters richer in microscopic marine plants, essential to all sea life, than any other ocean region on Earth. Full Story »

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Jun. 13, 2012

These findings which were published in the journal Science are informative and shows context. The discovery has implications for the broader Arctic ecosystem, including migratory species such as whales and birds. A good read.

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Jun. 12, 2012
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Patricia L'Herrou
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by Patricia L'Herrou - Jun. 12, 2012

i am happy to see this article get greater distribution than from only the source. the article is based on recent research directly from the sources, both human and geographical. the results are described and placed in context; also the implications regarding global climate change for animals and birds which can be effected whether positively or negatively are mentioned. my only reservation is the tiitle of the article, "unprecedented....", which could imply only positive results to come, when in fact, there could well be the very negative ones mentioned within the article.

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Austin Bright
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by Austin Bright - Jun. 12, 2012

This is very accurate as it was conducted gy a government regulatory agency. However it may not be reccomended to every one because it only reaches a small spectrum of potential viewers.

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Cynthis Mason
by Cynthis Mason - Jun. 13, 2012

I'm sorry but I don't believe one word NASA sends out. Not one word.

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