A Microbial “Whodunit”

BIOS-SCOPE scientists go to sea to catch microbes and marine life as they transform organic matter in the ocean

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Coral Reef Symposium Held on Hawaii

The 13th annual International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) convened in Honolulu, Hawaii in June with more than 2,500 scientists, policy makers and managers in attendance from 70 countries.

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Ocean Circulation Implicated in Past Abrupt Climate Changes

A paper co-authored by BIOS President and CEO William Curry found that there was a period during the last ice age when temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere went on a rollercoaster ride, plummeting and then rising again every 1,500 years or so. Those abrupt climate changes wreaked havoc on ecosystems, but their cause has been something of a mystery.

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