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Ocean Microbe Communities Changing, But Long-term Environmental Impact Is Unclear


February 9, 2012

earth and environment graphic As oceans warm due to climate change, water layers will mix less and affect the microbes and plankton that pump carbon out of the atmosphere--but researchers say it's still unclear whether these processes will further increase global warming or decrease it. It could be either, they say. Full Story

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