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Volume 13 Number 34:  25 August 2010

The Water Requirements of Biofuels: They are simply too much for the biosphere to bear.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from the Khibiny Mountains, Kola Peninsula, Northwest Russia.

Subject Index Summary
Ocean Acidification (Effects on Marine Animals: Shellfish): Will the shells of shellfish dissolve away in a high-CO2 world of the future?

Journal Reviews
Some Facts About Corals and Calcification: ... and how they may be impacted by the ongoing rise in the air's CO2 concentration.

Carbonate Chemistry Effects on Coral Calcification Rates: Our imperfect knowledge of the biological component of calcification in corals and related organisms is hampering our ability to properly analyze the effects of atmospheric CO2 enrichment on this important process.

Interactive Effects of Nutrients and CO2 Concentration on Coral Calcification: Are they positive or negative? ... or both????

Effects of Ocean Warming and Acidification on Sea Urchin Larvae: How hard might they be hit by the awesome double whammy?

The Fate of Juvenile Sea Stars in an "Acidified" Ocean: How bad could it be? Not bad at all, apparently.