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Turns out minerals in the ice that's melting off of Antarctica stimulate photosynthesis in plankton in the water, which in turn sucks CO2 out of the air, decreasing greenhouse gases and slowing the global warming that melted the ice in the first place. We talk with geologist Rob Raiswell of University of Leeds about the finding.


Bioavailable iron in the Southern Ocean: the significance of the iceberg conveyor belt (Geochemical Transactions)

Rob Raiswell, Leverhulme Emeritus Professor, University of Leeds