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Volume 15 Number 9:  29 February 2012

Palaeoecology Reveals Real-World Biotic Responses to Global Warming: What are some of them?

Subject Index Summary
Interactive Effects of CO2 and Pathogens on Trees: How goes the war between Earth's plants and the pathogens that prey upon them? And how will the eternal struggle be affected by the ongoing rise in the air's CO2 content?

Journal Reviews
Global Warming and Extreme Weather Events: Does the former promote the latter?

The Roman Warm Period vs. the Current Warm Period: Which was the warmer of the two?

Implications of Seasonally-Frozen Eurasian Soil Temperatures: What do they tell us about the course of contemporary climate change?

Human Presence vs. Climate Change in Antarctica: Which is more threatening to the continent's plants and animals?

Global Warming Implications of Anthropogenic Nitrogen Inputs to the Environment: What are they?

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., 2010; Average rate of functional arm recovery after losing 40 mm of an arm length). To access the entire database, click here.