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Even Soil Feels the Heat: Soils Release More Carbon Dioxide as Globe Warms

Even soil feels the heat: Soils release more carbon dioxide as globe warms): “ScienceDaily (Mar. 25, 2010) — Twenty years of field studies reveal that as the Earth has gotten warmer, plants and microbes in the soil have given off more carbon dioxide. So-called soil respiration has increased about one-tenth of 1 percent per year since 1989, according to an analysis of past studies in the journal Nature.”