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Climate change is turning Antarctica green, study finds

Terra Daily Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Climate change is turning Antarctica green, study findsParis (AFP) May 20, 2020

Parts of the Antarctic Peninsula will change colour as "green snow" caused by blooming algae is expected to spread with increases in global temperatures, research showed Wednesday. Although often considered devoid of plant life, Antarctica is home to several types of algae, which grow on slushy snow and suck carbon dioxide from the air. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and
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Algae blooms turn the snow bright green in relatively warmer areas of Antarctica during the summer, which can be seen from space, and scientists found the “green snow” will likely spread due to rising temperatures.

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