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Press resulting from the Workshop

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Newspaper and Web Articles
Should Oceanographers Pump Iron? by Eli Kintisch


Dumping Iron, Marc Gunther, Fortune on CNN Money.com, April 16, 2008.


At the Poles, Melting Occurring at Alarming Rate, Doug Struck, Washington Post, October 22, 2007


Can a dose of iron supplements improve the health of the ocean and climate? RxPG News, October 10, 2007


Can a dose of iron supplements improve the health of the ocean and climate? FirstScience News, October 10, 2007


Leaders Discuss Ocean Iron Fertilization, Marine Technology Reporter, October 8, 2007


Pumping iron into ocean gets chilly reception, MiamiHerald.com, October 7, 2007


Seeds of a Solution, Beth Daley, Boston Globe, October 1, 2007


Could Iron Fertilization Of Oceans Combat Global Warming? Science Daily, September 26, 2007


Scientists Meet to Debate Fertilizing the Oceans With Iron, Environment News Service, September 25, 2007


Radio
Scott Doney interviewed on the Leonard Lopate Show, " Underreported: Ocean Iron Fertilization to Slow Global Warming?", WNYC, National Public Radio, January 17, 2008
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Elizabeth White, WCAI, The Cape and Islands NPR Station, October 1, 2007
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Scientists Wary of Iron as Proposed Climate Fix, Chris Joyce, National Public Radio, October 15, 2007


Mindy Todd, WCAI, The Cape and Islands NPR Station, The Point, Interview with Ken Buesseler on Iron Fertilization, 7:30 p.m. EST, December 13, 2007


Press Releases

Can a Dose of Iron Supplements Improve the Health of the Ocean and Climate?
Colloquium will allow public to pose questions and comments about geo-engineering the seas


Oceanus - Parts 1-5 by Hugh Powell, Part 6 by Kate Madin and Amy Nevala

Part 1 - Fertilizing the Ocean with Iron: Should we add iron to the sea to help reduce greenhouse gases in the air? November 19, 2007


Part 2 - Will Ocean Iron Fertilization Work? Getting carbon into the ocean is one thing. Keeping it there is another. January 7, 2008


Part 3 - What are the Possible Side Effects? The uncertainties and unintended consequences of manipulating ecosystems. January 8, 2008


Part 4 - Lessons from Nature, Models and the Past: Other lines of evidence inform the debate on ocean iron fertilization. January 9, 2008


Part 5 - Dumping Iron and Trading Carbon: Profits, pollution, and politics all will play roles in ocean iron fertilization, January 10, 2008


Part 6 - Proposals Emerge to Transfer Excess Carbon into the Ocean: Increasing urgency about climate change has spurred schemes that may seem radical. January 11, 2008


Science Forum Article
As part of the follow-on to the Ocean Iron Fertilization Symposium held this past fall in Woods Hole, a policy forum article was published in Science magazine: Buesseler, K.O., S.C. Doney, D.M. Karl, P.W. Boyd, K. Caldeira, F. Chai, K. Coale, H.J.W. de Baar, P.G. Falkowski, K.S. Johnson, R.S. Lampitt, A.F. Michaels, S.W.A. Naqvi, V. Smetacek, S. Takeda, and A.J. Watson, 2008: Ocean iron fertilization: moving forward in a sea of uncertainty, Science, 319, 162, doi: 10.1126/science.1154305.


Last updated: May 7, 2008
 


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