Tiny Superheroes

How do microscopic organisms help our planet “breathe”? 

How can something smaller than the diameter of a human hair help make our planet habitable?

Microscopic marine phytoplankton release oxygen and remove carbon dioxide, supporting a livable atmosphere, and they are the base of the marine food web, supporting the growth of nearly all organisms in the ocean. Visit the BPE tent to learn more about these heroic microorganisms, and how they help our planet breathe!