The Secret Life of Plankton

New videography techniques have opened up the oceans’ microscopic ecosystem, revealing it to be both mesmerizingly beautiful and astoundingly complex. Marine biologist Tierney Thys teamed with Christian Sardet (CNRS/Tara Oceans), Noé Sardet and Sharif Mirshak to use footage from the Plankton Chronicles project to create a film designed to ignite wonder and curiosity about this hidden world that underpins our own food chain.

Stay tuned as Dr. Tierney Thys is going to be giving a talk at the Ryan Institute, Galway, this week. See also the website Plankton Chronicles for amazing videos of plankton.

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