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Questions Arise About Seeding for Ocean C02 Sequestration

June 12, 2013

penguins check out samples of phytoplankton A study suggests that iron fertilization, the process of putting iron into the ocean to encourage the growth of carbon dioxide (C02) capturing alga blooms, could backfire. Full Story

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