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the resilience of coral reefs …

The bleaching and occasional death of coral reefs, surprisingly increases the diversity of invertebrates, says this paper posted at co2science: How Reef Invertebrate Diversity Responds to Coral Mortality Paper Reviewed Nelson, H.R., Kuempel, C.D. and Altieri, A.H. 2016. The resilience … Continue reading

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mangroves, buffering acidity and CO2 …

The benefits of more CO2 continue, according to more research covered at co2science. Mangroves are shown to have a positive response to increasing atmospheric CO2: Effects of Elevated CO2 and Nutrients on the Growth of Mangroves (15 November 2016) Another … Continue reading

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on getting younger …

Reducing the age of the body’s cells has always intrigued Instapundit author, Professor Glenn Reynolds. This may even work to his advantage, but probably too late for me: FASTER, PLEASE: Turning back the aging clock. “Researchers from Caltech and UCLA … Continue reading

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new semi-conductor discovery …

A new material has been developed at the University of Manchester called Indium-Selenide, after the two elements were discovered when trialling different metals in their Graphene studies. This material is proving a better semi-conductor than silicon. Read all about it … Continue reading

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plants throw cold water on alarmism …

[…] From the DOE/LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY and the Department of Hungry Biomass comes this encouraging news that throws cold water on climate alarmism. Study: Carbon-hungry plants impede growth rate of atmospheric CO2  New findings suggest the rate at which … Continue reading

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plant’s reproduction triggers …

Research on plant triggers that cause budding, flowering and fruiting is not all well understand. Here is a post that may show some light on a plant’s ability to bud at a certain part of the season, flower, even on … Continue reading

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dreaming the next field trip …

.Time to think about some hot desert country field trips. So I looked up some Great Sandy Desert images to remind me. Click to enlarge. Just need to watch for tropical thunderstorms which have begun in Pastoral country adjoining the … Continue reading

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positive enhancing below ground roots with extra CO2 …

It’s well known about the ability of additional atmospheric CO2 to increase crop yields and greenery in general, while using less moisture. This latest research shows that extra CO2 available is extremely positive for root systems when pesticides are used: … Continue reading

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the tallest corals …

So little is known about tropical Kimberley corals and coral reefs. With thousands of islands in the Buccaneer Archipelago, many offshore reefs such as Ashmore Reef, Seringapatam, Albert and many more. Now the Kimberley is found to have the ‘tallest … Continue reading

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coral reefs, the regulating organism …

Ecologist Dr Jim Steele writes yet another superb article on the connections between coral, algae, CO2 and pH. Makes complete sense. […] Overall observations of the effects of photosynthesis and calcification reveal coral reefs are not victims of a fall … Continue reading

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