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Krill May Affect Carbon Cycle

From: Pat Maxwell
Series: May 2007 - Isla Earth Radio Series
Length: 01:32

A tiny marine shrimp called "krill" may affect the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 The old saying that "there's power in numbers" is true! Scientists were amazed to discover that a tiny maring shrimp called "krill" may affect the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere...

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The old saying that "there's power in numbers" is true! Scientists were amazed to discover that a tiny maring shrimp called "krill" may affect the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere...