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Research Expedition Captures Stunning Images of Plankton

The World's environment editor Peter Thomson talks with host Aaron Schachter about new pictures of plankton, the tiny organisms that float around in the world's oceans.

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    Research ship "Tara" in New York City, February 2012. (Photo: Peter Thomson)

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    Scientists discover more than one million new species of plankton during a two-and-a-half-year, 70,000 mile, expedition. (Photo: BBC)

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    A marine cinematographer used a macro lens with an HD camera to capture these images – the first time plankton has been filmed in this way. Scientist Chris Blower will announce the full results of the study at the Climate Change evening at the Science Mus