Check out this awesome photo

This green pea-soup is actually the plankton bloom that kick starts the Ross Sea foodweb into life every year. The Ross Sea melts from the inside out. At the start of every summer the sun rises over the horizon and the light and warmth creates the plankton bloom, seen here by NASA’a satelite. This is why the Ross Sea is the Serengetti of Antarctica – its a massive food source which attracts the wildlife, making the Ross Sea the most productive stretch of water in the entire Southern Ocean.

The Ross Sea Plankton Bloom from a NASA satelite

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