phytoplankton

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    http://www.usmessageboard.com/newthread.php?do=newthread&f=84

    Microscopic marine algae called phytoplankton that produce half the world's oxygen and support most ocean life have been declining dramatically over the past century, Canadian researchers say.

    "We should be very concerned … it's extremely disturbing," said Daniel Boyce, lead author of the study published Wednesday in Nature.

    "Phytoplankton are the base of the marine ecosystem. It's the fuel on which it runs .… Changes in phytoplankton abundance will ultimately affect everything higher in the food chain from tiny little zooplankton all the way up to large whales, valuable fisheries and humans at the top."
     
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    Holy sh!t............the end of food is near.
     
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    Here's a suggestion. Wipe the Cheeto dust off your face, move out of your mom's basement and find out what life is REALLY like. :cool:
     
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    Lemme guess, another victim of "Global Warming" right, Comrade?
     
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    Huh, Frances? :confused:
     
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    We're going to run some Toxic Mold though our Cold fusion reactors to combat AGW and aid phytoplankton.
     
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    Sounds like some good advice there konrad, I suggest you follow it.
     
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    LOL!!! Another pseudo-scientist heard from. Sorry, I'm busy working doing real science, not cherry-picking articles that support my position. I guess you're a Doritos guy, huh?
     
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    Yeah right charlatan. You've leapt right over pseudo science into the occult. You who don't understand the term conservation of energy doing real science? The thought is hilarious.
     

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