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A Bloom of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria
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A Bloom of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria

An important player in the nitrogen cycle, Trichodesmium makes a seasonal appearance off the northeast coast of Australia.

Published Sep 13, 2019

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Marine Heat Wave Returns to the Northeast Pacific
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Marine Heat Wave Returns to the Northeast Pacific

The warm surface water this summer was caused by an unusual and persistent weather pattern.

Published Sep 12, 2019

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Study Projects Troubles for 1700 Vertebrate Species
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Study Projects Troubles for 1700 Vertebrate Species

Researchers examined how human land use will affect species habitats around the world.

Published Jul 19, 2019

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EO On This Day
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EO On This Day

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we offer a selection of some of the most beautiful, newsworthy, interesting, and scientifically important images from the past 20 years — one for each day of the calendar year.

Published Jun 19, 2019

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Beauty and a Burden in the Norwegian Sea
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Beauty and a Burden in the Norwegian Sea

Harmless phytoplankton put on a stunning display, while another less-visible species wreaked havoc on salmon farms.

Published Jun 6, 2019

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