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Tiny plankton could have big impact on climate

As the climate changes and oceans' acidity increases, tiny plankton seem set to succeed. An international team of marine scientists has found that the smallest plankton groups thrive under elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. ...

dateSep 13, 2013 in Environment
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Climate change 'tipping points' imminent

( —UC Berkeley's Tony Barnosky joined climate scientists this morning at a press conference at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., to summarize a new report issued today focusing on the short-term ...

dateDec 04, 2013 in Environment
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Did a Pacific Ocean meteor trigger the Ice Age?

(—When a huge meteor collided with Earth about 2.5 million years ago in the southern Pacific Ocean it not only likely generated a massive tsunami but also may have plunged the world into the Ice Ages, a new study ...

dateSep 19, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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