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Sat Apr 28, 2018, 09:17 AM

3. Thanks so much. I'll start digging around for these articles you mentioned...

One thing about DU, is that just about everything is out here, or there is a resource/go to available, such as yourself. I've seen several documentaries on this cretaceous period of time where grasses do become dominant, e.g., in Australia when it dried out.

I know that the oceans are getting pretty well filled up w/ carbon dioxide (it's what I've heard) so what happens to the 'excess' CO2? It's like that formative period in early Earth's history where co2 was consumed by Stromatolites (I might have misspelled this) and they in turn released oxygen for hundreds of millions of years.

Now, they are algaes in the oceans, plant cover throughout the globe on land, in effect, life all over, so when CO2 levels get high again (as in the past), does it force genetic mutations in plant life (revert to old genes that took up the excess co2) as well as the higher oxygen levels forcing older genetic material to 'become active' again?

Pls. don't mind me, I'm just rambling on and on, to a fascinating topic. Thanks.

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