17 Apr '11, 12pm

Fewer Sharks Mean an Ocean Jam-Packed With Sardines

What impact does this have on the sea? Well, sardines feed on floating organisms called zoo plankton and zoo plankton feed on plant plankton. But an overpopulation of sardines means less zoo plankton and more plant plankton. As plant plankton get out of control, blooms of green algae get out of control creating a "green soup." In the future such algae blooms could choke the ocean

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/less-sharks-mean-...

Tweets

Less Sharks Mean an Ocean Jam-Packed With Sardines

treehugger.com 17 Apr '11, 12pm

What impact does this have on the sea? Well, sardines feed on floating organisms called zoo plankton and zoo plankton feed...

Less Sharks Mean an Ocean Jam-Packed With Sardines

treehugger.com 17 Apr '11, 12pm

What impact does this have on the sea? Well, sardines feed on floating organisms called zoo plankton and zoo plankton feed...

Sea Shepherd

seashepherd.org 15 Apr '11, 6am

The Slaughter has Begun in the Ferocious Isles - The barbarian butchers of the Faeroe Islands have begun their ghastly sla...

Rising Ocean Temperatures Are Stressing Fish Out

Rising Ocean Temperatures Are Stressing Fish Out

treehugger.com 20 Apr '11, 4am

Fish have a lot to worry about these days, what with oil spills, Texas-sized islands of floating plastic debris, and overf...

Physics breakthrough could mean solar panels ma...

grist.org 18 Apr '11, 4pm

Exploiting an effect previously thought too small to be worth anyone's time, a bunch of researchers at the University of M...

More offshore drilling. Less oversight. That'll...

switchboard.nrdc.org 14 Apr '11, 6pm

This Congress has not passed a single piece of legislation to make offshore drilling safer in the wake of the BP oil disas...

The Amazing World of Seahorses. #ocean #sealife...

environmentalgraffiti.com 17 Apr '11, 5pm

Seahorses are truly unique and amazing creatures. Unlike most other fish, they are monogamous and mate for life. Rarer sti...