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Ocean Plankton Sponge Up Nearly Twice the Carbon Currently Assumed
March 18, 2013
Models of carbon dioxide in the world's oceans need to be revised, according to new work by University of California, Irvine, and other scientists and published online Sunday in Nature Geoscience. Trillions of plankton near the surface of warm waters are far more carbon-rich than has long been thought, the researchers found.
University of California, Irvine
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