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Deep-ocean carbon sinks


September 5, 2013

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park Although microbes that live in the so-called "dark ocean"--below a depth of some 600 feet, where light doesn't penetrate--may not absorb enough carbon to curtail global warming, they do absorb considerable amounts of carbon and merit further study, according to a University of Iowa study. Full Story

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