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quote:Originally posted by tanianWhat would happen if we seeded the Oceans of the Earth with huge colonies of phytoplankton?
quote:And secondly, would it create the further problem of having too much o2 in the environment? What could be the implications of this other than the short term effect of heightened performance in o2 respiring species?
quote:It seems to me we are killing off plant life faster than we can renew it. Plankton grows fast- ever have space monkeys?- so why not replace the greenery we lose with renewable sea borne colonies?
quote:We'd still lose the animal life, but we'd at least keep the air we need to breathe, and possibly our climate too.