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Volume 12 Number 22:  3 June 2009

The Ocean Acidification Fiction: Reconstructions of mid- to late-Holocene oceanic pH suggest that the climate alarmists' ocean acidification crisis is no more supported by real-world data than is their climate crisis.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Southern Finland.

Subject Index Summary
Solar Influence on Temperature (Miscellaneous): Does the sun play a significant role in driving earth's ever-changing temperature from one extreme to another?

Journal Reviews
Adaptation to Ocean Acidification: Living organisms can do amazing things.

Coral-Virus Interactions: They may not all be bad. In fact, a new review of the coral-virus relationship suggests that viruses could well be very helpful to corals in a rapidly changing environment.

Maldivian Reefs: Fighting Back from Near Oblivion: How have they fared in the wake of the devastating bleaching episode of 1998?

Sea Urchin Responses to Ocean Acidification and Warming: The two conjectured threats to the echinoderms' survival may not be quite the "death sentence" that climate alarmists have pronounced upon most sea life.

CO2-Enriched Seawater: A Menace to Marine Meiofauna?: Climate alarmists claim CO2 is a menace to most everything else, as does the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. So why not throw in meiofauna too?