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Algae Gobbles Greenhouse Gases

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A pilot project in Baltimore shows a common strain of algae may hold a key to reducing greenhouse gases while also providing a major building block for both medicinal and nutritional compounds.


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Dinosaur Farts May Have Caused Global Warming

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Buzz60 (May 8, 2012) — Dinosaurs could have released enough methane gas to warm the prehistoric Earth, researchers in the United Kingdom say. According to scientists, the gassy emissions from Sauropods, which are large plant-eating dinosaurs, would have been equal to the greenhouse gases currently produced by natural and man-made sources. Patrick Jones has more on the study. 
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RAW VIDEO: Pink Algae Off Australia

RAW VIDEO: Pink Algae Off Australia

Reuters (Nov. 28, 2012) — Pink algae hits Aussie beaches.
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RAW VIDEO: Swimmers Navigate Algae at China Beaches

RAW VIDEO: Swimmers Navigate Algae at China Beaches

AP (July 5, 2013) — Record amounts of green algae cover beaches in Qingdao in East China, forcing swimmers to navigate seaweed as the government works to clean up the area.
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