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The Ghosts of Climate Past – and of Climate Future

Different phytoplankton species, including diatoms and algae. Image courtesy of

Different phytoplankton species, including diatoms and algae. Image courtesy of Richard Kirby, Plymouth University

By Kuldeep More & Marco Coolen

Ancient plankton DNA is revealing how marine ecosystems have responded to long-lasting changes in past climate – and enabling us to predict the future.

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