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Jellyfish may help keep planet cool

By T.K. Randall
August 1, 2009 · Comment icon 2 comments



Image Credit: Mila Zinkova
Jellyfish and other similar marine creatures could be helping to curb the effects of global warming by stirring up the oceans, mixing the warmer surface water with deeper colder water and disolving carbon dioxide in the air above.
Jellyfish and other related creatures may be helping to reduce the effects of climate change by stirring up the oceans, according to a new study in this week's issue of the journal Nature.


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Comment icon #1 Posted by OilFight 14 years ago
It'd be ironic if we were on the verge of an ice-age and the only solution was to kill all the jellyfish
Comment icon #2 Posted by MysteryVy 14 years ago
It'd be ironic if we were on the verge of an ice-age and the only solution was to kill all the jellyfish man, we should just make up our minds! burn or freeze the earth!? i personally am more inclined to an ice age, i could at least add layers.


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