Spring Bloom: Phytoplankton

Plankton is the key to ocean life.  Phytoplankton convert energy from sunlight into food for tiny animals called zooplankton. These in turn become food for larger animals. They also provide nearly half of the earth’s atmospheric oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. When they die, they sink to the ocean floor where the […]

Jane Poynter – Biosphere 2: Ecophillia

I, like anyone else who has heard of it, am a massive fan of TED. To actually hear some of the world’s most inspirational, influential and downright clever people speak about topics for which they have a deep passion is simply phenomenal. The next stage of TED evolution has begun with TEDx – a program […]