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US absorbed carbon dioxide despite drought

In the US, spring 2012 was the warmest on record. The subsequent summer was dryer and hotter than any summer since the 1930s, a period that became known in the history books as the 'Dust Bowl'. In 2012, drought and heat afflicted ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Environment
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Algae disrupt coral reefs' recycling

Coral reefs—the world's most productive and diverse marine ecosystems—rely on a masterful recycling program to stay healthy. The corals and algae that form the base of the reef's food web release a variety of nutrients ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Environment
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CO2 fertilization greening the Earth

An international team of 32 authors from 24 institutions in eight countries has just published a study titled "Greening of the Earth and its Drivers" in the journal Nature Climate Change showing significant greening of a ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Environment
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