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(Politico)   Just as Big Business is killing Americans with junk food, Big Agribusiness and Big Industry are killing zooplankton with carb-loaded junk algae. "We are witnessing the greatest injection of carbohydrates into the biosphere in human history"   (politico.com) divider line
    More: Scary, Carbon dioxide, Photosynthesis, Nutrition, Irakli Loladze, tiny plants, much biology, CO2levels, human nutrition  
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396 clicks; posted to Geek » on 14 Mar 2019 at 1:27 PM (9 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2019-03-14 01:16:40 PM  
They should switch to Brondo!
 
2019-03-14 02:07:03 PM  
Good article.
I liked the part where they suggested it as a possible contributor to the bee colony collapse problem.

"They found that the protein content of goldenrod pollen has declined by a third since the industrial revolution-and the change closely tracks with the rise in CO2. Scientists have been trying to figure out why bee populations around the world have been in decline, which threatens many crops that rely on bees for pollination. Ziska's paper suggested that a decline in protein prior to winter could be an additional factor making it hard for bees to survive other stressors."
 
2019-03-14 06:45:55 PM  
I'm now of the opinion that Carlin was right. The Earth isn't farked we are.
 
2019-03-14 07:15:05 PM  
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Just sayin
 
2019-03-15 09:16:52 AM  
In 100 years we will adapt
 
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