retroworks writes "Reuters, Nature, and Christan Science Monitor report on the results of an experiment utilizing iron sulphate as a "fertilizer" for ocean algae. The ocean algae increased significantly, which could, according to the scientists involved, represent a method to trap carbon (through photosynthesis) and theoretically arrest the rate of global warming. But the CSM article notes that "Large-scale experiments with ocean fertilisation using iron are currently banned by the international London Convention on dumping at sea because of fears about side-effects." Asking Slashdot, would the "losers" from climate change insist on this solution, or this climate-interference too controversial to contemplate?" Link to Original Source
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