Mary Bruno

Mary Bruno is the editor-in-chief of Crosscut.

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In the summer, calcite-shedding phytoplankton color much of the Black Sea, as is evident in this Aqua-MODIS image collected on July 15, 2012. (Credit: flickr / cc / NASA/GSFC/MODIS) Views
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Acid Seas Threaten Creatures That Supply Half the World's Oxygen
What happens when phytoplankton , the (mostly) single-celled organisms that constitute the very foundation of the marine food web, turn toxic? Their toxins often concentrate in the shellfish and many other marine species (from zooplankton to baleen whales) that feed on phytoplankton. Recent...
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