5 Fun, Interesting & Amazing Facts About Algae

One of the oldest lifeforms on Earth, algae is responsible for the initial oxygenation of our atmosphere around 2-3 billion years ago, triggering terrestrial life on Earth.

Algae are the foundations of the food chain, supporting nutritional requirements for everything from coral reefs to blue whales.

There are around 70,000 known species of algae, although researchers estimate the actual number is closer to one million!

Algae are masters of adaptability and versatility able to survive just about anywhere with sunlight and water.

There are more individual algae living on planet Earth than there are stars in all the galaxies of our universe.

5 Fun, Interesting & Amazing Facts About Algae