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    some of the worst property damagers out there. These destructive plants like killer algae aren’t harmful to humans directly, but the algae poisons the fish that we could eat and it could harm us. Currently killer algae covers over fifty square miles of the ocean floor, over thirty two thousand acres and is toxic to fish and other marine life (loc. 880-902). Water hyacinth works in the same ways as the killer algae in respect to humans, especially who survive on waterways that become clogged…

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    Aerobic Enzyme Lab

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    for the growth of plants and animals (1). That is why having the right levels of phosphorous in the water is so essential. If too much phosphate is present in the water the algae and weeds will grow rapidly, may choke the waterway, and use up large amounts of precious oxygen (in the absence of photosynthesis and as the algae and plants die and are consumed by aerobic bacteria.) The result may be the death of many fish and aquatic organisms. Experimental Methods First, grab seven 150 mL beakers…

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    plants, are water milfoil, hornwort, and water primrose. Floating plants, float on the surface of the pond. They do not need soil, as the extract their nutrients from the water. Floating plants are extremely beneficial as they control algae. Floating plants control algae by restricting light, and filtering out excess nutrients. Some examples of floating plants, are duckweed, and water…

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    hawksbill turtle are found in the atlantic, pacific, indian oceans, or any tropical waters. They are normally found near reefs rich with sponges. The Hawksbill turtle feeds on sponges and they are also omnivorous and will also eat mollusks, marine algae, crustaceans, sea urchins, fish, and jellyfish. Without them, sponges have the ability to overgrow corals and suffocate the reefs. Hawksbill are important inhabitants of coral reefs. It’s estimated that one turtle one turtle can consume 1,000…

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    the third global coral bleaching on record. Climate changes, such as El Niño, and unnatural carbon dioxide levels is what contributes to the potential bleaching of corals which is life threatening. These conditions cause corals to expel symbiotic algae from their tissues, which is the…

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    Coral Reef Bleaching

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    coral bleaching by promoting viral infections. The goal of this experiment was to see how sunblock ingredients have an impact on hard coral and their symbiotic algae. The experiments…

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    nauplii reach approximately 1 mm in length (about 3 to 4 days), water will be drained out using filters and about 100 ml of the concentrated nauplii will be collected and feed with appropriate algae source in 2 tanks. Feeding will be repeated once the Artemia has cleared the tank of motile, suspended algae, typically 2 to 4 days depending on the density and size of the Artemia. During the six-week spiking experiment, HgT and isotopic ratios will be measured in Artemia samples every week…

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    Coral Reef Organization

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    Many people imagine a sea filled with beautiful color and an abundance of fish when picturing coral reefs, what they do not take into account is destroyed, bleached coral reefs with dying species of fish due to this destruction. This is why we need organizations who will put forth the effort necessary to rebuild and preserve these coral reefs. Many of these organizations lack in their abilities to help the coral reefs as result of the ineffective membership requirements that many of these…

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    2. Two areas that are experiencing coral bleaching are Hawaii, and Jamaica. Coral bleaching occurs as a result in increased water temperatures that cause the coral to release the algae that they need for food. The reason it is called bleaching is because when this happens, the coral loses all of its color. In Hawaii, the coral reef plays a significant role in protecting the beaches form erosion. If there is beach erosion, it will cost from 250 million to as much as 6 billion dollars to repair…

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    jellyfish-like animals called polyps, connect together to form colonies. These colonies host algae, that provide corals with food, as well as their vivid color, due to the process of photosynthesis. The combination of environmental disturbances such as global warming, pollution, overfishing, invasive species, overexposure to sunlight, and acidity can cause stress to corals, leading them to expel the symbiotic algae that they need to survive. The process called bleaching, which kills the corals…

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