How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Volume 15 Number 18:  2 May 2012

Here's to Your Health! ... Courtesy of Carbon Dioxide: Atmospheric CO2 enrichment promotes the production of many cancer-fighting substances.

Subject Index Summary
Seeds (Grasslands): How do elevated levels of atmospheric CO2 impact the production and properties of the seeds of the plants that comprise natural grasslands and managed pastures? ... and what are the ramifications of these phenomena?

Journal Reviews
Stormy Periods Over the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea: How have they varied with time through the Holocene? ... and why?

The Medieval Warm Period in Southeast Uruguay ... and Beyond: How substantial is the evidence for it?

Mediterranean Pink Roserock: Could It Survive IPCC-Predicted Global Warming?: A new study suggests that it ...

The Plant Community Composition of Canada's Southwest Yukon: How did it respond to the 2°C warming experienced there between 1968 and 2010?

Global Warming, Graminoid Grasses, and the Grazing Geese of Greenland: How have rising temperatures impacted the grasses? ... and how has the result impacted the geese?

The Greening of Canada's Herschel Island: A Fine Example of the Biological Awakening of the Circumpolar Arctic: As the region has warmed over the past century, its land has begun to support more vegetation, which can thus support more animal life.

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from the Mid-Eastern Tibetan Plateau.

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