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Volume 13 Number 21:  26 May 2010

Editorial
Elevated CO2 Is Claimed to Inhibit Plant Nitrate Assimilation and Subsequent Growth ... AGAIN!!! ... and to thereby gradually reduce initial CO2-induced increases in plant photosynthesis and growth. But are these contentions correct?

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Middle and Southern Ural Mountains, Russia.

Subject Index Summary
Roman Warm Period (Europe -- Mediterranean): In the lands of what was once the Roman Empire, the Roman Warm Period contemporaneously reigned supreme.

Journal Reviews
Ocean Acidification Effects on Calcification in Two Planktonic Foraminifera: How significant are they?

Effects of Elevated CO2 and Temperature on a Temperate Coral: Are they as bad as climate-alarmists generally contend they are?

How Best to Help Corals Cope with Heat-Induced Bleaching: Reducing local threats to coral reefs enhances their ability to withstand the planet-wide threat of global warming.

The Resilience of Coral Reefs to Global Stressors: How are they affected by the presence of people?

Sea Fan Adaptive Responses to Pathogen- and Heat-Induced Stress: What are they? ... and how effective are they?