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Plankton

The plankton, or drifters, of the Chesapeake Bay are often invisible to the human eye.  However, these plant and animal species for the base of the estuary’s food chain.

 

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Here is an interesting article about the evolving nature of plankton in our modern world.

https://www.wired.com/2015/06/plankton-wonders-of-the-drifting-world/

 

Interesting information on plankton from the magazine The Scientist.

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/mixing-it-up-in-the-web-of-life-65431

 

A video from TED exploring plankton.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFQ_fO2D7f0

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