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Algal blooms re-evaluated for carbon capture

Kent posted in on July 19th, 2012.

Northern hemisphere researchers who put tonnes of iron into the Southern Ocean say it not only triggered a massive algal bloom, but that dying phytoplankton carried carbon from the atmosphere into the deep ocean. The experiment, published in the journal Nature, counters previous research findings which raised questions about the efficiency of  fertilising algal blooms […]

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