Although microbes that live in the so-called “dark ocean”–below a depth of some 600 feet, where light doesn’t penetrate–may not absorb enough carbon to curtail global warming, they do absorb considerable amounts of carbon and merit further study, according to a University of Iowa study.

Full story at http://now.uiowa.edu/2013/08/deep-ocean-microbes-store-carbon-dont-alter-global-warming-scenario

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University of Iowa

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