Haida Gwaii Geo-Engineering pt1

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The science behind geo-engineering as, at best, uncertain. Geo-engineering, of course, is the attempt to manipulate the environment manually in an attempt to reduce or mitigate rising greenhouse gases. Recently, a private geo-engineering project off Canada's west coast has been causing international concern. One hundred tonnes of iron sulphate has been dropped into the Pacific ocean -- in a so-called "ocean fertilization" scheme -- and now, some say, it's causing a big problem. Jim Thomas is the research program manager for the E-T-C group, an N-G-O that monitors the effects of geo-engineering projects. We reached Mr. Thomas in Montreal

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