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Volume 17 Number 33:  13 August 2014

Growth Rates of Hawksbill Sea Turtles of the British Virgin Islands: Over the past several years, we have been bombarded with horror stories about the effects of CO2-induced warming and acidification of the world's oceans, which suggest that its animal life, as the saying goes, is "headed to hell in a handbasket." This story bucks that trend.

Subject Index Summary
Evolution (Terrestrial Plants: Warming-Induced: Can Earth’s terrestrial plants evolve at a rate that is commensurate with the predicted rate of CO2-induced global warming, so as to enable them to migrate either poleward in latitude or upward in altitude fast enough to avoid extinction due to intolerable heat stress? ... Or to stay where they are and gradually adjust their inner workings so as to be able to tolerate more heat than they appear to be capable of doing nowadays?

Journal Reviews
The Recent Status of Himalayan Glaciers: Are they advancing or retreating? ... or are they staying about the same?

Recent Rapid Warming of Northeastern Canada and Greenland: What's it got to do ... with poor old CO2?

The Transgenerational Acclimation of Juvenile Anemone Fish to Ocean Acidification: Juveniles of parents acclimated to high CO2 show no statistical difference in their escape performance when they are acutely exposed to high CO2 compared to juveniles reared under control conditions.

Effects of Ocean Acidification on Sediment Bacterial Communities: How might the former affect the latter?

The Impacts of Warming on an Important Tropical Forage Legume: How severe are they? ... or how pronounced are they not?

Responses of Barents Sea Productivity to Recent Climate Change: Have they been positive or negative?