By Michal Lichter, Dov Zviely, Micha Klein, Dorit Sivan (auth.), Joseph Seckbach, Rachel Einav, Alvaro Israel (eds.)
Global warming is accelerating quicker than the facility for average fix, and environmental stresses are destructive ecosystems, all affecting actual and organic platforms in the world. a brand new Nasa-led examine indicates that human task has triggered weather adjustments leading to permafrost thawing, acid rain, and reduce productiveness in lakes in addition to elevated emissions of greenhouse gases, together with CO2, N20, CH4, CF3, and CFC. Marine vegetation play an essential function in retaining the stability of marine environments, whereas serving as a resource of meals for humankind and critical chemicals. Microalgae and seaweed have huge, immense capability for lowering worldwide warming and weather swap. in the course of photosynthesis algae develop, draw CO2 from the ambience, unlock oxygen, and bring sunlight biofuel. specialists within the lifetime of marine plant ecosystems in globally altering environments contributed chapters to this e-book. the objective readers are phycologists, ecologists, atmospheric students, conservationists, environmentalists, and ecologically conscious laymen.