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PHOTO: Green algae flood Arabian sea

Thu, 16.03.2017 16:13



The Gulf of Oman turns green twice a year, when an algae bloom the size of Mexico spreads across the Arabian Sea all the way to India

Green algae swirls on the beach of Bandar Al Jissah in Oman. Scientists who study the algae say the microscopic organisms are thriving in new conditions brought about by climate change, and displacing the zooplankton that underpin the local food chain, threatening the entire marine ecosystem.

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Source: GulfNews

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