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Volume 11 Number 3:  16 January 2007

On Potential Responses of Corals to Global Warming: To hear climate alarmists speak (and to read what they write), one might think that the only viable option corals possess in a warming world is the non-viable one of dying. However ...

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Bol'shoi Avam River, Putoran Plateau, North Central Siberia, Russia.

Subject Index Summary
Coral Reef History (General): What do we learn about the fragility/tenacity of earth's coral reefs from a study of their history over geologic time?

Journal Reviews
Global Sea Level: What is it doing? And why?: Some serious roadblocks to unlocking the answers to these questions are methodically being removed.

Southeastern United States Hurricanes: Shining a Light on Their Positive Side: Not everything associated with the feared storms is bad.

Elevated CO2 Primes the Ocean's Biological Carbon Pump: Just as it does for land plants, so also does atmospheric CO2 enrichment enhance the photosynthetic rates of oceanic phytoplankton, leading to a greater transfer of carbon from the surface of the global ocean to the sea's abyssal sediments.

The Potential for "Symbiont Shuffling" in Corals: A new investigative technique provides evidence for the veracity of a postulated mechanism by which corals may survive high-temperature-induced bleaching.

The Functioning of Symbiodinium Clade A and B Algae in Giant Sea Anemones: What does it reveal about the potential for "symbiont shuffling" in corals?