Marine scientists say it is likely airborne dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa that sets off blooms of algae Floridians know as Red Tide.
cacofonix wrote:It's a pity that some of the ocean iron fertilization efforts are not taking off as planned, but I do appreciate why the environmentalists are concerned...it is better to go a bit slow on this...we don't want to wage war with the mighty oceans!
I agree, but there are already vast areas of the oceans where our activity creates algae blooms that result in adverse change (dead zones). Perhaps the algae should be harvested rather than be permitted to die, sink, and become the sourse of hypoxia.cacofonix wrote: we might want to be a bit careful when we deal with vast, complex systems such as the oceans...
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