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What would be the impact of depositing limestone in the oceans (to reverse acidification) on ocean life forms and biodiversity?

This question asked: What is the evidence it is feasible to reverse ocean acidification by adding large quantities of a base (bicarb soda)? The result was: Danny Harvey of the University of ...
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Calculation of saturation of carbon in surface waters

I've been looking at some journals lately that look at carbon emission from lakes where some lakes act as sources and other act as sinks. The paper that I have been looking at is http://www3.nd.edu/~...
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Do dolphins really sleep?

I have always wondered, if dolphins sleep with one eye opened, do they really sleep at all? According to this article dolphins indeed shut down their brains. I already googled it. No help from ...
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Is it true that oxygen has a diffusion rate in air 10,000 times greater than in water? [closed]

According to the Wikipedia page on the design of gills, oxygen has a diffusion rate in air 10,000 times greater than in water. Is that true? The WP entry refers to: M.B.V. Roberts, Michael Reiss, ...

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