Sunday, June 26, 2011

Whales, plankton migrate across Northwest Passage

Phytoplankton species not seen in the Atlantic for at least 800,000 years are turning up in recent years due to an increase in water transport through the Northwest Passage. While this is not yet cause for alarm, increases in species invasions from one oceanic basin to another could cause larger shifts in marine ecosystems over time - read more here

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