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Volume 13 Number 47:  24 November 2010

The Medieval Warm Period on the Antarctic Peninsula: What is the evidence for it? ... and is there any corroborating evidence from nearby and more distant regions?

Journal Reviews
Another Negative Feedback to Curtail Global Warming: What is it? ... and where was it found?

Yearly Sea-Ice Breakup in Western Hudson Bay: How has it changed over the past four decades? ... and what does the answer imply about the cause of the change?

Millennial Cycling of Climate in Northeast Japan: What is the evidence for it? ... and what does it reveal?

Effect of Elevated CO2 on Calcification by Oculina arbuscula Corals: It should be essentially imperceptible over the course of the burning of earth's entire store of fossil fuels.

Effects of Elevated CO2 on Foliar Phenolics and Condensed Tannins of Three Tree Species: What are they? ... and why do we care?

A Newly-Discovered Benefit of Mycorrhizal Fungi: What is it? ... and what does it have to do with CO2?

Medieval Warm Period Project
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Lake Pieni-Kauro, Kuhmo, Kainuu Province, Eastern Finland.

Ocean Acidification Project
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Blue Mussel [Mytilus edulis]. To access the entire database, click here.