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Researchers examine sponges to calculate greenhouse gasses

Published on: 03/19/2024
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A SCUBA diver samples a sclerosponge in St. CroixBy examining the chemical composition of sea sponge skeletons, researchers have calculated that human emissions of greenhouse gasses have resulted in a 1.7℃ temperature increase since 1860, 0.5℃ higher than previous estimations. Learn more: https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/news/sea-sponges-reveal-larger-impact-of-climate-change-on-global-temperature/

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