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Report: Ozone Layer on Road to Recovery

09-09-2014

VOA

Lisa Schlein

GENEVA - The World Meteorological Organization reports the earth'€s protective ozone layer is on track to recovery by the middle of the century. The agency says the so-called Montreal Protocol, which calls for the phase out of ozone-depleting substances is working.

Kelp as the new kale, and a possible carbon fix

07-05-2017

HEATHER DEESE, PH.D. SUSIE ARNOLD, PH.D.

HEATHER DEESE, PH.D. SUSIE ARNOLD, PH.D.

“Blue carbon” is a term you might be hearing more often. It refers to marine vegetation that has an inherent ability to sequester carbon and mitigate the consequences of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Ocean acidification may cause dramatic changes to phytoplankton

07-19-2015

MIT News

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office

Oceans have absorbed up to 30 percent of human-made carbon dioxide around the world, storing dissolved carbon for hundreds of years. As the uptake of carbon dioxide has increased in the last century, so has the acidity of oceans worldwide.

UN says fertiliser crisis is damaging the planet

02-16-2013

The Independent

Michael McCarthy

The world is facing a fertiliser crisis, with far too little in some places, and far too much in others, a new report from the United Nations says today.

Stunning Global Heat Wave Pushes Planet Into Uncharted Territory

03-16-2016

<a href="http://www.bloomberg.com">http://www.bloomberg.com</a> - Tom Randall

Humanity's experiment with planetary warming has reached a new level of extremes. Last month was the hottest February in 137 years of record keeping, according to data released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The more we learn about Antarctica’s past, the scarier the present looks

03-13-2016

<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com">https://www.washingtonpost.com</a> - Chris Mooney

For the second time in a month, leading scientists have closely tied the ancient history of the vast Antarctic ice sheet to a key planetary parameter that humans are now controlling — the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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