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Developing World Antes Up In Greenhouse Game

A jury-rigged smoke sampling system put together by two researchers from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has revealed that the primitive cooking stoves used in the developing world may be much bigger contributors to the greenhouse effect than previously thought. In the past, laboratory tests have been used to measure the pollutants from cooking fires […]

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Jellyfish Squish Greenhouse Dogma

Vast swarms of small jellyfish-like creatures, known as salps, may have a greater impact on carbon cycling than previously thought, say scientists in the May issue ofDeep Sea Research. The discovery demonstrates that even the most unassuming of organisms can play a vital role in the stabilization of environmental systems. Oceans suck up a considerable […]

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