Baudroie abyssale

A fish with an immune system of unsuspected abilities

Deep-sea anglerfish, a unique mode of reproduction in the world and an astonishing immune capacity The ocean depths, a world of a thousand mysteries You dreamed of discovering the mysteries surrounding the fascinating ocean abyss, here is one that has been unsolved since its discovery in 1920,...

création d'un nouvel océan en Afrique

Formation of a new ocean on the African continent

The destiny of the African continent within a few million years The creation of a new ocean, and a new continent   Today, we are talking about an event that is happening, literally under our feet, and will not be visible until 5 to 10 million years from...

puits de carbone naturel

The role of the oceans in the atmospheric CO2 absorption

Carbon sinks and acidification, the role of the oceans and its impacts How does the ocean reduce atmospheric CO2? Today, we are talking about a little-known phenomenon that helps to reduce the CO2 present in the atmosphere. Indeed, when we talk about CO2 absorption, we think directly...

Corail squelette

Bleaching : a tragic incident in Planktovie’s tank

Knowing the right behaviour to adopt in case of bleaching in your aquarium An aquarist's job is to recreate the basic environment as identical as possible to that of the inhabitants of his aquarium, respecting and checking all the parameters regularly. The aim is to keep...

Parc national des calanques

Marine Protected Areas, a valuable ally for the resilience of biodiversity

Increasing the number of Marine Protected Areas, a priority to save marine biodiversity For nearly 50 years, scientists have been warning of the damage to planet earth caused by pollution, over-consumption of raw materials and global warming. The oceans are among the areas most affected by...

Côtes Bretonne

Roscoff’s Flatworm, one of the first widely studied photosynthetic relationships

Symbiotic relationships necessary for the survival of certain species The symbiosis between Roscoff's Flatworm and a unicellular green algae Corals are far from being the only species to benefit from a symbiotic relationship to ensure their survival. Different types of symbiosis exist, (between plants and fungi, between...

Rotifères (bra

Parthenogenesis, or when reproduction no longer requires the intervention of a male

Cultivation of large quantities of zooplankton by parthenogenesis Today, we are talking about an organism that is barely visible to the naked eye, which increases the survival rates of fish bred in captivity: the rotifer.   Presentation of the rotifer (Brachionus plicatilis)   The rotifer (Brachionus plicatilis) is a zooplanktonic...

Grande barrière de corail

Growing probiotic-laden zooplankton to save the Great Barrier Reef

A glimmer of hope for the preservation of the Great Barrier Reef While the Great Barrier Reef has just experienced its third mass bleaching in only five years, science, for its part, is putting all its efforts into finding solutions to safeguard this natural wonder. In...

Cyanobacteria macro image

An overview of cyanobacteria, the aquarist’s nightmare

Cyanobacteria, invasive and harmful bacteria Red plague, blue algae, cyanobacteria, today we are talking about this species so hated by aquarists. What is a cyanobacteria? Already present about 2.5 billion years ago, cyanobacteria are among those that have made life on earth possible thanks to their production of...

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