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plankton

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Green news harvest: Doubts on plankton climate fix

Researchers find that seeding ocean with iron to feed plankton and sequester carbon has flaws, while debate continues over land use affects carbon emissions from ethanol.

By May. 7, 2009

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Plankton grower Climos gathers funds for climate mitigation

Is fertilizing the ocean with iron to grow plankton a viable way to fight global warming? Climos, and its backers, want to find out.

By Feb. 22, 2008

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Stunning time-lapse showcases beauty under the sea

A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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San Francisco Exploratorium shows off its huge new digs

What's a hands-on science museum to do when it has a midlife crisis? The same as anybody else: it moves to a new, fancier home.

By Apr. 14, 2013

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Whistle, the Fitbit for dogs, makes push into mainstream

Aimed at gathering data to help track and improve a dog's health, the wireless tracking device lands in PetSmart stores next week. And there's now an Android version of the app.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Sweden faces its own shutdown: Cause? Jellyfish

Revenge of the sea? Thousands of moon jellyfish take down the world's largest nuclear reactor.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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'Ocean seeding' plans to capture carbon in oceans draw fire

A geo-engineering technology called ocean seeding is gaining interest from green tech entrepreneurs but criticism from some environmental groups.

By Nov. 5, 2007

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Ocean fertilization firm Climos gains financial backing

Start-up Climos, which wants to experiment with large plankton blooms to mitigate climate change, gets $3.5 million from Braemar Energy Ventures.

By Mar. 5, 2008