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A look inside the study of Antarctica’s algae

A 1 NEWS project filmed in Antarctica looks at how the tiniest of marine life may hold the secrets to survival on the melting continent.

You can see it in detail here – 1NEWS.co.nz/UnderTheIce

And in the video below, we explain by going below the icy waters to illustrate how the food chain works - from microscopic to massive. 

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Because the continent’s food web is sensitive to change, what happens to one species is likely to have major impacts on others. Source: 1 NEWS

Now, with global warming, what happens to one species will impact others.