Stories tagged "algae"

Pioneering professor is first lady of limu

October 21st, 2010 | by Jennifer Crites | 8 Comments

Isabella Abbott has discovered and named over 200 algae.

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Open ocean plants get food from the depths

October 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Oceanographer David Karl and colleagues publish research about how microalgae flourish in open ocean areas where the nitrate they feed on is scarce.

Algae vs. Greenhouse Gasses

August 29th, 2008 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

What if tiny ocean organisms could whisk away excess greenhouse gasses? It’s a big idea to deal with a big problem, which is why Discovery Channel included a University of Hawaiʻi research cruise in the inaugural lineup of its new series, Discovery Project Earth.