Climate: Tropical plankton invades the Arctic
A pulse of warm Atlantic water has carried tropical and subtropical species of marine protozoa north of the Arctic Circle for the first time ever, and while researchers said their find was not directly linked with overall global warming, it may foreshadow expected changes in ocean currents and the distribution of species.
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#1 Jul 25, 2012
Contrary to what the deniers here say, the researchers are downplaying the human-induced climate change. A Case in Point? This news here: "Tropical plankton invades the Arctic."
You'd better believe it!
#2 Jul 25, 2012
Northward moving plankton I can deal with, but I draw the line at deadly-venomous spiders:
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