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Ocean plankton found to absorb less CO2 than expected

  1. Aug 30, 2006 #1

    Mk

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    http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=mg19125676.000&print=true
    Ooopsies. We guessed and guessed wrong. Then we guess again that we weren't actually wrong, it is just that the plankton are deficient in specfic nitrates and iron. That's the vibe I got.
     
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  3. Aug 31, 2006 #2

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    I knew it! Global warming is a form fo deliberate attack on the rest of us by the phytoplankton. They've been jealous ever since the other species went multi-cellular.
     
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