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Volume 14 Number 18:  4 May 2011

Calcifying Marine Invertebrates "Living in the Future": How are they doing in the real-world Depths of pH Hell?

Journal Reviews
The Ability of Coral Reefs to Regenerate after Catastrophic Events: Can they come back from a "double whammy," such as that provided by concomitant ocean warming and acidification?

Coral Disease-Induced Growth Anomalies: What Causes Them?: An analysis of over 900 surveys conducted across the Indo-Pacific region provides the answer.

Twentieth-Century Growth Rates of Florida (USA) Corals: How big a "hit" have they taken from the combined effects of "unprecedented" oceanic warming and acidification?

Ocean Acidification and the Velvet Swimming Crab: Can the "devil" crab cope with the pH Hell climate alarmists claim is coming?

Will Ocean Acidification -- If It Occurs -- Affect Marine Microbes?: Well, will it?

Elevated CO2 and Early Life Stages of Mediterranean Sea Urchins: How does the former affect the latter?

Medieval Warm Period Project
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Jämtland, Central Scandinavian Mountains, Sweden.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Collector urchin [Tripneustes gratilla]. To access the entire database, click here.