macroalgae

NASA Satellites Find Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World!

NASA Satellites Find Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World!

An unprecedented belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico—and it’s likely here to stay. Scientists at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg's College of Marine Science used NASA satellite observations to discover and document the largest bloom of macroalgae in the world, dubbed the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, as reported in Science.