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Volume 14 Number 42:  19 October 2011

To What Do We Owe the Origin of Agriculture?: If you're guessing CO2, well, read on and decide for yourself.

Journal Reviews
Heat Related Mortality in the Metropolitan United States: It's been dropping for some time; but the decline is slowing and may soon level off. Why?

Tropical Cyclones Making Land-Fall Over Eastern Australia: How have they varied since the late nineteenth century?

Effects of Ocean Acidification on Early Development of Sea Urchins: How bad are they? ... and what do they suggest about the future?

Human Pathogens: Their Presence and Prevalence: How are they impacted by climate change?

Forty Thousand Years of Coccolithophore Responses to Ocean Acidification: What do the data reveal?

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Lake Hvítárvatn, Central Iceland.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Serpent Star [Ophiura ophiura] (Wood et al., 2011). To access the entire database, click here.