Monday, February 18, 2013

Saving Top Predators Could Have a Climate Change Benefit, Too
When the predators were removed, says New Scientist, “carbon dioxide emissions typically increased more than tenfold.”
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Featured Quote #30 [posted Feb. 17, 2013]
Is it getting warmer at the North Pole? From soundings and meteorological tests taken by the Soviet explorers who returned this week to Murmansk, Russia’s sole ice-free Arctic port, it was concluded that near Polar temperatures are on an average six degrees higher than those registered by Nansen 40 years ago [in 1900]. Ice Measurements were on an average only 61/2 feet against 91/2 to 13 feet. The Townsville Daily Bulletin, Feb. 23, 1940.

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