Plankton

Plankton bloom reflects increased CO2

A new research has found that increased carbon dioxide enhances plankton growth as opposite of what was expected.

Nov 27, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Global warming will increase greenhouse gas emissions: Study

A new study has claimed that rising temperatures can increase the amount of greenhouse gases emitted naturally by the oceans.

Jun 09, 2014, 19:23 PM IST

Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

A new research has suggested that rising ocean temperatures could hamper natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorous.

Sep 09, 2013, 11:58 AM IST

Giant `Jurassic fish` grew up to 16m long

Giant fish that could grow up to 16 metres long roamed the seas 165 million years ago - during the age of dinosaurs - a new study has found.

Jul 28, 2013, 21:39 PM IST

Scientists compile first global atlas of marine plankton

Researchers have compiled the first ever global atlas cataloguing marine plankton to identify where, when, and how much oceanic plankton can be found around the globe.

Jul 20, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Explosive evolution need not follow mass extinctions

A new discovery has challenged the widely held assumption that a period of explosive evolution quickly follows for survivors of mass extinctions.

Feb 14, 2012, 17:13 PM IST

Plankton, base of ocean food web, declining sharply

Worldwide phytoplankton levels are declining sharply, according to the journal Nature.

Jul 30, 2010, 10:34 AM IST