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Ocean Microbe Communities Changing, but Long-Term Environmental Impact Is Unclear

February 9th, 2012

Science Daily

“We’re just beginning to understand microbial diversity in the oceans and what that may mean to the environment,” said Stephen Giovannoni, an OSU professor of microbiology. “However, a large portion of the carbon emitted from human activities ends up in the oceans, which with both their mass of water and biological processes act as a huge buffer against climate change. These are extremely important issues.”

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