1. Re-carbonizing the sea: Scientists to start testing a big ocean carbon idea  Mongabay.com
  2. C02 reduction could come from whales  KHON2
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Imagine showers of little green sand grains drifting through the ocean: collecting on coral reefs, rolling off the backs of whales, sprinkling schools of tuna — and helping to save all those creatures, and humanity, too. At least that’s the idea. These green showers are crushed olivine, an abundant volcanic mineral, delivered by a fleet […]Imagine showers of little green sand grains drifting through the ocean: collecting on coral reefs, rolling off the backs of whales, sprinkling schools of tuna — and helping to save all those creatures, and humanity, too. At least that’s the idea. These green showers are crushed olivine, an abundant volcanic mineral, delivered by a fleet […]

Re-carbonizing the sea: Scientists to start testing a big ocean carbon idea

Iron-based fertilizer in the form of nanoparticles has the potential to store excess carbon dioxide in the ocean. An international team of researchers led by Michael Hochella of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory suggests that utilizing tiny organisms could be a solution to addressing the pr

A Solution to Excess CO2? New Study Proposes Fertilizing the Ocean