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Don't forget plankton in climate change models, says study
Description: A new study found that phytoplankton - microscopic water-borne plants - can rapidly evolve tolerance to elevated water temperatures. Globally, phytoplankton absorb as much carbon dioxide as tropical rainforests and so understanding the way they respond to a warming climate is crucial. [Source: EurekaAlert!]
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Source: EurekaAlert!
Publish Date: 11/27/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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