Every summer, phytoplankton spread across the northern basins of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, with blooms spanning hundreds and sometimes thousands of kilometers. NASA has revealed an incredible image of a gigantic ‘whirlpool’ of algae in the Baltic sea. Blooms this summer off of Scandinavia seem to be particularly intense.

via This mysterious algae bloom ‘whirlpool’ in the Baltic Sea is so big it could cover Manhattan – Strange Sounds

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This mysterious algae bloom ‘whirlpool’ in the Baltic Sea is so big it could cover Manhattan – Strange Sounds

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