the life aquatic (of nitrogen)

There is of course a lot in the news about carbon dioxide and the carbon cycle given the current and pressing concerns over greenhouse gases and the phenomenon of climate change. But let's not forget nitrogen, which not only makes up 78% of the gas in the atmosphere, but is also a fundamental nutrient the life of all organisms.

As chemically complex as the nitrogen cycle is, this zine by Kara Hall breaks it down (haha, pun intended) into its basic steps in the context of the cycle's aquatic component and the central role that bacteria plays within it.

- - Click the cover above to download it as PDF to fold and print.

- - Click the image below to read it as a web comic: