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Can iron fertilization of the oceans help solve the climate crisis? (commentary)
By David Koweek & Sara Nawaz, 10 June 2024

Will stashing more CO2 in the ocean help slow climate change?
By Carolyn Gramling, Science News, April 26, 2024

Iron Fertilization Isn’t Going to Save Us
By Jack McGovan, Hakai Magazine, January 12, 2024

Is ocean iron fertilization back from the dead as a CO₂ removal tool?
By Jeremy Hance, Mongabay, November 14, 2023

Carbon removal: why ambitious ‘no nonsense’ plans are vital to limit global heating to 2℃
By C. Turney, L. Bach & P. Boyd in The Conversation, Sept. 21, 2023

Iron Dust Could Reverse the Course of Climate Change
By John T. Preston, Dennis Bushnell and Anthony Michaels in the New York Times, Sept. 14, 2023

New research uncovers potential benefits, consequences of ocean iron fertilization
By Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences on, July 7, 2023

Here’s How The Ocean is Being Harnessed as a Climate Solution
By Jennifer Fergesen in Time Magazine, Oct. 14, 2022

The mad plan to save Earth by flooding it with phytoplankton
By Thor Benson in the Daily Beast: Science, Aug. 15, 2022

Why we need a code of conduct for ocean-based carbon dioxide removal
By K. Buesseler, M. Leinen, K. Ramakrishna, F. Chai, S. Smith, M. Wells, J.-E. Yoon in World Economic Forum, June 29, 2022

Removing carbon dioxide: first, do no harm
By K. Buesseler, M. Leinen, K. Ramakrishna in Nature Correspondence, June 28, 2022

To stop climate change, regulate carbon as a toxic substance
By Eugene Robinson in The Washington Post, June 20, 2022

Using the Ocean’s Power to Fight Climate Change
By Eric Niiler in WSJ March 11, 2022

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Leap Forward
By Columbia Climate School January 31, 2022

To draw down carbon and cool off the planet, ocean fertilization gets another look
By Warren Cornwall, Dec. 21, 2021, Science

Document Highlights

A Research Strategy for Ocean Carbon Dioxide Removal and Sequestration
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Authors: Doney, S.C., Buck, H., Buesseler, K., Iglesias-Rodriguez, M.D., Moran, K., Oschlies, A., Renforth, P., Roman, J., Sant, G.N., Siegel, D.A., Webb, R., White, A. (2021) A Research Strategy for Ocean-based Carbon Dioxide Removal and Sequestration (pdf). Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

The #ExOIS program was presented at the annual meeting of the @SOCCOMProject this week. Great discussions about how @GO_BGC can help with #MRV for #mCDR. Thank you Mark Wells for presenting!

Jessica Drysdale gave a great overview of the objectives and activities of #ExOIS at the #OCB2024 Summer Workshop, and the need for the best science to find out if #OceanIronFertilization #OIF should be part of our #mCDR toolbox. Thank you @US_OCB for the pic and time to present!

Thank you Dennis McGillicuddy & Jessica Drysdale for raising awareness about the activities and objectives of #ExOIS at the #OCB2024 Summer Workshop. Jessica also has a talk today at 15:50 EST. @US_OCB #OIF #mCDR

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📢#ExOIS has a poster at this year's #OCB2024 Summer Workshop hosted by @US_OCB, and a talk on Wednesday 12 June (15:50 EST) to raise awareness in the scientific community about our activities and objectives #OIF #mCDR

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#CHOW24 starts tomorrow! Tune in on Wed at 4:45 EST to hear Ocean Visions’ @Court_Ocean and other leaders discuss priorities to protect people and nature while investigating marine #carbonremoval as a #climatesolution. Free CHOW registration required:

This autonomous sampler for thorium-234 presented the @ARPAE Energy Innovation Summit might help to reduce the uncertainty of carbon export. Autonomous tech will be essential for the next generation of #OceanIronFertilization experiments for #mCDR
@Cafe_Thorium @WHOI

#ExOIS continues to get the word out there about #OceanIronFertilization #OIF for #CDR, this time in Dallas, Texas at the @ARPAE Energy Innovation Summit
@Cafe_Thorium @WHOI

"We need (marine #carbonremoval) field trials to deliver evidence about risks, and to suggest strategies to mitigate those risks." - Ocean Visions Chief Scientist @David_Koweek

Catch the full recording on mCDR at #AAASmtg ⬇️

📢Our poster is up at #OSM24. Drop by to learn more about our science plan to study #CarbonDioxideRemoval using #IronFertilization. We will be there during the Wednesday poster session (CM34A-1154) #CDR #OIF #OSM_mCDR @WHOI @Cafe_Thorium

Looking forward to our sold-out #OSM_mCDR networking event this evening at the @AudubonNature Aquarium with our co-sponsors @US_OCB @_CWorthy @Ocean_Visions Carbon to Sea @antonius_gagern. To learn more about us check out our profiles here

We're at #OSM24 this week! To learn more about our science plan to study #CarbonDioxideRemoval using #IronFertilization come to see our poster on Wednesday (CM34A-1154)

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