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How are higher CO2 levels expected to affect phytoplankton? The biotic organism of ocean has a high economical value and it is estimated at approximately 21 trillion per year for it can be generally used as a food, recreation and can also used for the reduction of the greenhouse gases etc. Phytoplanktons are the minute creatures which are found in the deep sea it accounts for the 50% of overall oxygen production by plants, by taking the carbon dioxide in the presence of sunlight with the help of chlorophyll molecules it produces oxygen and also food material for the consumers it will definitely benefit for the lives in the earth. The population of phytoplankton is averagely getting reduced 1% every year because of the indirect effect of greenhouse gases that interacts with Phytoplanktons and thus reduces absorbing the essential nutrients and iron from the water source. The increase in the carbon dioxide will lead to the increase acidic condition and the temperature of the ocean. The acidification in ocean will reduce the iron uptake upto
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