Stating that plants need potassium, sunlight and water to survive, scientists said, “The main problem is how this creature lives in this region.”
In the research team, Prof. Dr. Felix Bast and Indian scientists collected samples of algae species and compared them with other plant species for 5 years.
In the researches, it was observed that the plant species was mostly seen in the areas where penguins breed.
Stating that the plant species growing in the region survived with the nitrogen-containing penguin excrement, Bast confirmed that the moss species was a new species after 5 years.
Punjab Central University researchers named the discovered species “Bryum Bharatiensis”.
The research was published in the journal “Asia-Pacific Biodiversity.”
THE WORLD’S LARGEST ICE berg broke off
The 3,380-square-kilometer A-23A previously held this title, another iceberg floating in the Weddell Sea. The A-76 is 175 kilometers long and 25 kilometers wide.
In the statement made by ESA, it was announced that the broken piece was 4 thousand 320 kilometers in size. In other words, a piece of ice close to the size of Istanbul with a size of 5 thousand 342 square kilometers broke from Antarctica.
The names of the icebergs take the first letter of Antarctica followed by successive numbers. If the iceberg has broken again, a consecutive letter is added to the end.
Breaking off from the glacier is a natural cycle. But some ice shelves throughout Antarctica underwent rapid disintegration that scientists associate with the climate crisis.