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Mixing the oceans proposed to reduce global warming

Could nutrients from the deep help remove carbon dioxide from the air?

Some coastal regions have natural upwelling, where nutrient-rich bottom waters surge to the top to feed local plant life. Credit: JPL / NASA


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