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August 20, 2013
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Newly discovered ocean plume could be major source of iron

Study reveals micronutrient riches rising from the Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge Scientists have discovered a vast plume of iron and other micronutrients more than 1,000 km long billowing from hydrothermal vents in the South Atlantic Ocean. The finding, soon to be … Continue reading

March 9, 2013
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Early Warning System Provides Four-Month Forecast of Malaria Epidemics in Northwest India

ANN ARBOR — Sea surface temperatures in the tropical South Atlantic Ocean can be used to accurately forecast, by up to four months, malaria epidemics thousands of miles away in northwestern India, a University of Michigan theoretical ecologist and her … Continue reading

September 29, 2011
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‘Heat-proof’ Eggs Help Turtles Cope With Hot Beaches

*Sea turtles face an uncertain future as a warming climate threatens to reduce their reproductive viability.* *However, new research led by the University of Exeter and published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B shows that some turtles … Continue reading

March 25, 2011
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On the Sizeable Wings of Albatrosses

An oceanographer may be offering the best explanation yet of one of the great mysteries of flight—how albatrosses fly such vast distances, even around the world, almost without flapping their wings. The answer, says Philip L. Richardson of the Woods … Continue reading