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Catching a luminescent animal

Micro-algae transform carbon dioxide (CO2) and nutrients dissolved in the ocean into organic matter and oxygen. This process, photosynthesis, uses sunlight energy. These primary producers then become an energy source for a vital link in the marine food chain, that being herbivorous zooplankton.

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Vagabond’s mission in past years

The polar yacht Vagabond, moored off the coast of Qikiqtarjuaq (Nunavut, Canada) has been collaborating with the Green Edge researchers since the very beginning of the project.  Éric Brossier, captain  of Vagabond, provides essential support for the Green Edge Project and is one of the pillars of the ice camp.

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