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Volume 11 Number 7:  13 February 2008

Power-Plant Flue Gas Enhances the Productivity of Seagrass: The common seagrass -- Zostera marina (often called eelgrass) - thrives on CO2 produced by the burning of natural gas for electric power generation.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from the North Icelandic Shelf, North Atlantic Ocean.

Subject Index Summary
Coral Reefs (History - South Pacific Ocean): What does the long-term history of coral reefs in this region suggest about their response to global warming?

Journal Reviews
Global Warming and Tropical Cyclones: Do rising global temperatures promote the formation of more or stronger such storms?

The Beginning of the End of the Little Ice Age in Chile: When did it occur? ... and of what significance is the answer?

The Medieval Warm Period on Canada's Victoria Island: How does its inferred warmth compare with that of the Current Warm Period?

Three Decades of Carbon Storage in the USA's Great Smoky Mountains National Park: How did the amount of carbon stored in the ecosystem change between 1971 and 2001?

Can Elevated CO2 Enhance Woody-Plant Seedling Establishment in Treeless Grasslands?: It has long been claimed it can; and a new experiment suggests that the claim is correct.