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January 12, 2014
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Symbiotic Fungi Inhabiting Plant Roots Have Major Impact on Atmospheric Carbon

AUSTIN, Texas — Microscopic fungi that live in plants’ roots play a major role in the storage and release of carbon from the soil into the atmosphere, according to a University of Texas at Austin researcher and his colleagues at Boston … Continue reading

March 2, 2012
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Oceans Acidifying Faster Today Than in Past 300 Million Years

*Few parallels for today’s rapid ocean changes in geologic record* The oceans may be acidifying faster today than they did in the last 300 million years, according to scientists publishing a paper this week in the journal Science. “What we’re … Continue reading

February 1, 2012
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First Plants Caused Ice Ages

*New research reveals how the arrival of the first plants 470 million years ago triggered a series of ice ages. Led by the Universities of Exeter and Oxford, the study is published in Nature Geoscience.* The team set out to … Continue reading

October 27, 2010
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The Next Carbon Capture Tool Could be New, Improved Grass

*Berkeley Lab scientist analyzes role of bioenergy crops to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere* A blade of grass destined to be converted into biofuel may join energy efficiency and other big-ticket strategies in the effort to reduce atmospheric carbon … Continue reading