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What tiny organisms teach us about climate change in the Gulf of Maine

Ocean water looks clear, but don't let that fool you: Inside just a small drop of water are thousands of plankton and other microscopic organisms.

Researchers at the Bigelow Lab or Ocean Sciences have been studying these organisms, specifically phytoplankton and prokaryoplankton, to determine what roles they play in the ecology of the Gulf of Maine and the planet as a whole.

Learn about the mighty power of the unseen in this Borealis story.