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The Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Vent Fields - A valuable Resource for Marine Bioprospecting?
(The University of Bergen, 2016-05-25)
The past decade the awareness for sustainability has come more and more into focus of society in terms of a need for eco-friendlier processes and renewable energies, new and better pharmaceuticals, and agricultural- and ...
Carnivorous sponges of the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. Phylogeny, taxonomy, distribution and microbial associations of the Cladorhizidae (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida)
(The University of Bergen, 2016-11-29)
The sponges (phylum Porifera) are defined by the presence of an aquiferous system in which choanoflagellate cells create a current and filter water flowing through the sponge body. The carnivorous sponges represent the ...
Implications of a changing Arctic on microbial communities: Following the effects of thawing permafrost from land to sea
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-14)
Climate change has severe impacts in the Arctic, where permafrost is thawing, glaciers are retreating and sea ice is melting. These physical changes are not only affecting large predators like polar bears, but also ...