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Arctic Ice Levels Hit Low Point, Could Impact All Oceans

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August 28, 2012
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While most scientists think warming is causing the melt, they can't seem to agree on what event is having the most direct impact.


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Global Ocean Study Reveals Unexpected Plankton Populations

Global Ocean Study Reveals Unexpected Plankton Populations

Reuters (Sep. 26, 2012) — A research mission across the world's oceans has revealed double the number of types of plankton existing in the sea as previously thought. The Tara schooner has been docked in London for ten days following its momentous two-and-a-half-year voyage 70,000-mile voyage across the Atlantic, Pacific, Antarctic and Indian Oceans to chart the impact of climate change. Jim Drury went aboard.
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Mass Extinction Looks Like a GMO Field in Iowa

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New Studies Show Extent of Earth's Ice Melt

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Reuters (May 3, 2012) — Two climate studies, each using satellite technology in different ways, have provided new insight into how fast ice is melting on Earth due to global warming. While climatologists have long known that rate of ice melt into our oceans has increased since records began more than a century ago, the new research shows just how much is being lost.
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