gennaio, 2012

Fish crazy due to dioxide

Fish crazy due to dioxide

Carbon dioxide is “driving fish crazy” Rising human carbon dioxide emissions may be affecting the brains and central nervous system of sea fishes with serious consequences for their survival, an international scientific team has found. Carbon dioxide concentrations predicted to occur in the ocean by the end of this century will interfere with fishes’ ability to hear, smell, turn and...

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Fish behaviour altered

Fish behaviour altered

Near-future carbon dioxide levels alter fish behaviour by interfering with neurotransmitter function Predicted future CO2 levels have been found to alter sensory responses and behaviour of marine fishes. Changes include increased boldness and activity, loss of behavioural lateralization, altered auditory preferences and impaired olfactory function1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Impaired olfactory function makes...

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Carbon Dioxide Capture

Carbon Dioxide Capture

Alain Goeppert,* Miklos Czaun, Robert B. May, G. K. Surya Prakash,* George A. Olah,* and S. R. Narayanan Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute and Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089-1661, United States Carbon Dioxide Capture from the Air Using a Polyamine Based Regenerable Solid Adsorbent Alain Goeppert, Miklos Czaun, Robert...

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