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Climate Change 

June 15, 2010

Sperm whale faeces ‘offset CO2 emissions’

Sperm whale faeces may help oceans absorb carbon dioxide from the air, scientists say. (read more…)

Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 7:58 pm

June 10, 2010

Future of the Oceans

Academy researchers and biologists discuss the possible future of the world’s oceans. View here!

(Science Today

Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 2:07 pm

June 8, 2010

From Bay Area, insight into spill

After the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill near the Bay Bridge, scientist Peter Roopnarine used a novel approach for assessing the effects of the toxic sludge on the Bay’s food chain. (read more…)

(Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times)

Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 10:04 am

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