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Volume 15 Number 17:  25 April 2012

Ozone and Planetary Food Security: The Bad News and Good News: How bad is the bad news? ... and how good is the good news?

Subject Index Summary
Growth Response to CO2 (Flowers): At higher CO2 levels, plants generally produce more and larger flowers.

Journal Reviews
The "Rescue and Mining" of Previously Neglected New Zealand Sea Level Data: How do the long-term sea level trends of the old-but-improved data compare with other New Zealand, regional and global sea level trends?

Millennial-Scale Climate Oscillations in Australia: They are readily discerned, just as they are in all parts of the world.

Global Warming and Childhood Ear Infections: Does the former promote the latter?

Trends in the Diversity and Density of French Fish Populations During a Time of Unprecedented Global Warming: 1990-2009: How have the fine French fish fared?

Effects of Warming on Dense Stands of Young Faxon Fir Trees: What are they? ... and how do they help?

Keeping Up with the Plants: Bee Pollinators Strive for Seasonal Synchrony: Have they been successful?

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Sydney Rock Oyster [Saccostrea glomerata] (Percent of larvae reaching the umbonate larval stage after 9 days). To access the entire database, click here.