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Red Saharan dust turns oceans green



The iron that gives Saharan dust its red colour acts like fertilizer in the open ocean. Sunlight and warmer weather provide the perfect conditions for spring blooms – vast areas of ocean covered in plant growth typically in springtime.


 

http://noc.ac.uk/news/red-saharan-dust-turns-oceans-green


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