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Volume 13 Number 52:  29 December 2010

Is Global Warming Driving Outbreaks of Tick-Borne Diseases?: Climate alarmists generally claim that it is. Others contend that a variety of other factors are more significant.

Journal Reviews
One Hundred and Fifty Years of Debris-Flows in the Swiss Alps: How have they responded to the concomitant warming of the world?

Floods of Switzerland Over the Past Five Centuries: Have they increased in frequency in response to historical global warming?

The Carbon Sink Efficiency of the Earth: Is the planetary property increasing, decreasing or remaining relatively constant?

Long-Term CO2-Enrichment of Mature Deciduous Forest Trees: Was the strikingly-large CO2-induced increase in photosynthesis observed at the start of the study able to be maintained to the eight-year point of the experiment?

Effects of Habitat on Coral Bleaching: Are corals that live in thermally stressful environments more likely or less likely to recover from warming-induced bleaching events?

The Expanding Monsoon Rainforests of Australia: What is driving their impressive outward march onto surrounding savannas?

Medieval Warm Period Project
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Bermuda Rise, Northern Sargasso Sea.

Ocean Acidification Project
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Smooth cauliflower coral [Stylophora pistillata]. To access the entire database, click here.