Water Flea with eggs - Daphnia pulex - This most common species of water flea belongs to the family Daphiniidae. It has a cosmopolitan distribution in a wide range of aquatic habitats, although it is most closely associated with small, shaded pools and la
Increasing acidity in the Southern Ocean is slowing the growth of diatoms, reports Tim Radford. Why worry? Because these tiny plankton sustain essential marine ecosystems, and are highly effective at drawing down into the deep ocean.
When the continents of Africa and Europe collided Ma ago the effects were far reaching causing changes in the rock formations many of miles away. The rocks at Lulworth were lifted, twisted and folded over into their present position.