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By Michal Lichter, Dov Zviely, Micha Klein, Dorit Sivan (auth.), Joseph Seckbach, Rachel Einav, Alvaro Israel (eds.)

Global warming is accelerating quicker than the power for common fix, and environmental stresses are destructive ecosystems, all affecting actual and organic structures on the earth. a brand new Nasa-led research exhibits that human job has brought on weather alterations leading to permafrost thawing, acid rain, and decrease productiveness in lakes in addition to elevated emissions of greenhouse gases, together with CO2, N20, CH4, CF3, and CFC. Marine crops play a necessary function in preserving the stability of marine environments, whereas serving as a resource of nutrition for humankind and critical chemical substances. Microalgae and seaweed have huge, immense capability for decreasing international warming and weather switch. in the course of photosynthesis algae develop, draw CO2 from the ambience, liberate oxygen, and bring sun biofuel. specialists within the lifetime of marine plant ecosystems in globally altering environments contributed chapters to this ebook. the objective readers are phycologists, ecologists, atmospheric students, conservationists, environmentalists, and ecologically acutely aware laymen.

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