Aust bushfires sparked massive ocean bloom

By Tim Dornin
Updated September 15 2021 - 5:40pm, first published 5:31pm
Research shows Australia's Black Summer bushfires sparked a massive ocean phytoplankton bloom.

Australia's devastating bushfires two summers ago spewed millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, but in an unexpected twist, sparked a rare and massive ocean phytoplankton bloom which removed the same amount of gas.