Topic: Lanzarote

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  • In Pictures Space Photos of the Day: An aerial view of planet Earth

    Phytoplankton – microscopic marine organisms that thrive in nutrient-rich cold waters – form brilliant swirls of green in the Barents Sea north of Norway. The striking turquoise color is caused in part by sunlight reflecting off of chlorophyll in the phytoplankton, which, like terrestrial plants, use photosynthesis to create carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water.

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  • In Pictures Space Photos of the Day: An aerial view of planet Earth

    Phytoplankton – microscopic marine organisms that thrive in nutrient-rich cold waters – form brilliant swirls of green in the Barents Sea north of Norway. The striking turquoise color is caused in part by sunlight reflecting off of chlorophyll in the phytoplankton, which, like terrestrial plants, use photosynthesis to create carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water.

  • Spain pressures Morocco over rights activist, reopening colonial wounds

    Spain pressures Morocco over rights activist, reopening colonial wounds

    Rights activist Aminatou Haidar, who is pushing for Western Sahara's independence from Morocco, has been on a hunger strike in Spain, prompting Spanish pressure for her to be let back into the country. But some Moroccans see a double standard.

  • In Pictures Gone spelunking

    A subterranean water formation, Cueva de los Verdes, is seen in Lanzarote, Spain.

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