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Volume 14 Number 29:  20 July 2011

Microrefugia: An Important Hedge Against Extinction: ... in both cooling and warming worlds.

Journal Reviews
Flood Trends of German Rivers: Have they worsened as a result of the significant warming of the past few decades?

The World's Oscillatory Climate as Experienced in Northern Iberia: It suggests that the planet's current level of warmth is actually quite normal.

Short-Term Heating Helps Corals Survive Greater Long-Term Warming: New experiments with corals collected from back-reef pools in American Samoa demonstrate the phenomenon.

The Increasing Prowess of a Stand of Danish Beech Trees: It's merely another example of the worldwide "greening of the earth" phenomenon.

How Would U.S. Salt Marshes Respond to CO2-Induced Warming?: Quite well, very likely.

The Fate of Carbon in a Warming Temperate Peatland: Is it destined to disappear, maintain the status quo, or accumulate?

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Cattle Pond, Dongdao Island, Xisha Islands, China.

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