Phytoplankton () are the autotrophic (self-feeding) components of the plankton community and a key part of ocean and freshwater ecosystems.

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Plankton Are Making Ocean Plastic Pollution Even More of a Mess

Ash from wildfires may fuel the growth of plankton in the ocean

Historic red tide event of 2020 fueled by plankton super swimmers

Plankton Generate a Cloudy Shield over the Antarctic

Plankton Power: How Understanding Symbiodiniaceae Could Save Coral Reefs

Climate Change Could Cause Devastating Mass Exodus of Tropical Plankton

Marine plankton tell the long story of ocean health, and maybe human too

Spotlight on plankton, the ocean's fascinating, bite-sized creatures

Whale sharks may be the world’s largest omnivores. New research shows that the floating macroalgae, Sargassum, is a significant source of food for the species which has previously been observed eating plankton, including krill, copepods, crab larvae, tiny squid or fish.

Beware of bad science reporting: No, we haven’t killed 90% of all plankton

Plankton will store more carbon as Earth's climate warms, but storage beyond the end of the century is uncertain

Discovery of 'ghost' fossils reveals plankton resilience to past global warming events

California biologists and farmers join forces to help struggling salmon populations — Biologists are placing juvenile salmon into flooded rice fields where they can feast off of plankton to help them grow quickly, increasing their chances of survival in the wild. [Sacramento River flood plains]

New species of marine plankton discovered, an overlooked source of nutrients in the oceans

Mesmerising photos reveal the microscopic beauty of plankton

Gas-passing plankton illumine another piece of the carbon cycle puzzle

Mapping eukaryotic plankton globally in all their diversity

“Sweet Spots” for Fishing Driven by Movement of Plankton Between Tropical Marine Ecosystems

Plankton Is Undergoing a Global Migration, With Dire Consequences For The Food Web

Plankton head polewards