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(Reuters)   Antarctica is greening   (reuters.com) divider line
    More: Strange, Antarctica, Photosynthesis, blooms of algae, Oxygen, algal blooms, carbon dioxide, climate change, Algae  
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2020-05-20 4:58:39 PM  
And Leon is LLLLLLLIMING!!!
 
2020-05-20 5:52:04 PM  
Good. If all of antarctica melts and its covered in algae, its gonna suck up a whole lot of carbon.
 
2020-05-20 6:05:51 PM  
It just never heard Metallica's "blackened" we should fix that.
 
2020-05-20 6:05:59 PM  
"Now, using data collected over two years..."
Maybe it has always been greening.
 
2020-05-20 6:25:41 PM  

lolmao500: Good. If all of antarctica melts and its covered in algae, its gonna suck up a whole lot of carbon.


More likely to do the opposite actually.  Green reflects less than white, heating things up more, allowing sequestered carbon and methane sinks to melt.

/nice knowin ya.
 
2020-05-20 6:28:38 PM  

lolmao500: Good. If all of antarctica melts and its covered in algae, its gonna suck up a whole lot of carbon.


You're really bad at this
 
2020-05-20 7:14:53 PM  
A poor choice to give up its white privilege when everyone knows that it isn't easy being green.
 
2020-05-20 7:17:57 PM  

lolmao500: Good. If all of antarctica melts and its covered in algae, its gonna suck up a whole lot of carbon.


and raise sea levels enough to cover florida, among others.

nice try, though.
 
2020-05-20 7:19:12 PM  

Axeofjudgement: It just never heard Metallica's "blackened" we should fix that.


hearing folks beat the shiat out of their guitars and scream into microphones is enough of a treat in itself.
 
2020-05-20 7:33:16 PM  

Linux_Yes: Axeofjudgement: It just never heard Metallica's "blackened" we should fix that.

hearing folks beat the shiat out of their guitars and scream into microphones is enough of a treat in itself.


You must be a lot of fun to hang out with. There was a joke in naming that song but i guess it fell on deaf ears
 
2020-05-20 7:35:25 PM  

Axeofjudgement: Linux_Yes: Axeofjudgement: It just never heard Metallica's "blackened" we should fix that.

hearing folks beat the shiat out of their guitars and scream into microphones is enough of a treat in itself.

You must be a lot of fun to hang out with. There was a joke in naming that song but i guess it fell on deaf ears


That's why you never stand next to the stacks.
 
2020-05-20 8:34:29 PM  

Linux_Yes: lolmao500: Good. If all of antarctica melts and its covered in algae, its gonna suck up a whole lot of carbon.

and raise sea levels enough to cover florida, among others.

nice try, though.


Why do you hate the Antarctic forest?
 
2020-05-20 9:24:26 PM  

Axeofjudgement: Linux_Yes: Axeofjudgement: It just never heard Metallica's "blackened" we should fix that.

hearing folks beat the shiat out of their guitars and scream into microphones is enough of a treat in itself.

You must be a lot of fun to hang out with. There was a joke in naming that song but i guess it fell on deaf ears


Is that you Sting?
 
2020-05-20 9:37:30 PM  
You know what else turns green from algae when it is too warm for them? Polar bears.
 
2020-05-21 4:05:45 PM  

Linux_Yes: raise sea levels enough to cover florida


You say that like it is a bad thing. Maybe pick somewhere nicer, a state or country that would not make the world a better place it if got covered in water.
 
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