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Massive algae bloom in the Baltic Sea

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A massive bloom of cyanobacteria in Seen in the Baltic Sea. In August 2015, a bloom spanning more tha
 

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May 2 · Issue #597 · View online
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A massive bloom of cyanobacteria in Seen in the Baltic Sea. In August 2015, a bloom spanning more than 100 square kilometers covered these waters. Cyanobacteria are a type of marine bacteria that capture and store solar energy through photosynthesis. While some are toxic to humans and animals, large blooms can cause an oxygen-depleted dead zone where other organisms cannot survive.


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