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Just found this on GWPF may be of interest.

http://www.thegwpf.com/matt-ridley-blue-planet-ii-was-superb-save-a-few-fishy-facts/

Dec 11, 2017 at 3:40 PM | Unregistered CommenterRoss Lea

Whoops wrong bough I think bow ? what a language !

Dec 11, 2017 at 3:35 PM | Unregistered CommenterRoss Lea

Supertroll, I bough to your superior knowledge. I think I picked up that bit of information via WUWT.

Dec 11, 2017 at 3:34 PM | Unregistered CommenterRoss Lea

This work now being acknowledged as "somewhat dodgy"? by the preeminent biological science journal ?

Dec 11, 2017 at 2:07 PM | tomo

"In its decision, announced on 7 December, the board finds Lönnstedt guilty of having intentionally fabricated data; it alleges that Lönnstedt did not conduct the experiments during the period — and to the extent — described in the Science paper."

Nothing "dodgy" about it all!

Will pouring strong acid on to plastic dissolve it, as demonstrated with sea shells on Blue Planet last night?

Dec 11, 2017 at 3:06 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

A small point but most of Miami lies not on a swamp but a limestone ridge (the Miami Oolite and a Pleistocene reef - the Key Largo Limestone). The stability of this ridge allowed Greater Miami to construct its overhead railway (where tolerances between track and platforms had to be less than a fraction of a millimetre). The height of the Key Largo Limstone shows that at the time the interglacial reef grew,, sea level was metres above what it is today.

Dec 11, 2017 at 2:08 PM | Unregistered CommenterSupertroll

re:Blue Planet II inaccuracies

I do expect the response to criticisms (if they deign to respond at all) will be that it was made to the highest production standards and that any minor oversights are insignificant when contrasted to the indisputable overall entertainment and educational value of the series.

I see that in the world of aquatic biology Oona Lönnstedt has just made it into Nature - perhaps not in the way she might have wanted. Not that that bothers Greenpeace in any way, shape or form.

Added a comment at Greenpeace (in moderation.... ) :

Are you going to amend this entry?

This work now being acknowledged as "somewhat dodgy"? by the preeminent biological science journal ?

Dec 11, 2017 at 2:07 PM | Registered Commentertomo

Re Blue Planet II, Where shall I start. Nonsense about sea level rise and Miami (no mention that the land is a swamp and is sinking). Mention of coral bleaching but no mention that it happens in a natural cycle and soon recovers as recent studies show. However on the plus side I think the plastic bit was good and action there is much more important than limiting CO2 but he failed to mention that most of the plastic rubbish in the oceans comes from SE Asia. The photography is stunning; spoiled by factual inaccuracies, lack of balance and unsubstantiated propaganda on global warming. Shame.

Dec 11, 2017 at 1:38 PM | Unregistered CommenterRoss Lea

Dec 11, 2017 at 11:55 AM | Supertroll

The chalk and limestone cliffs that form distinctive features of the South Coast of England are doomed, if idiots keep pouring acid on them.

Has anyone convinced offshore wind subsidy extractors that their structures will be eaten by acid?

Dec 11, 2017 at 12:24 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

Supertroll

Not much surprising there really on Blue Planet II.

The people who brought us assd. 'slebs with pop bottles full of CO2 and IR heating lamps for dramatic effect aren't going to change the way they go about things - I didn't see it - can you tell me if there was a suitable music snippet played as the evil acid was poured?

Jaws theme as the bottle is picked up and Barber's Adagio as the poor liddle fishies dissolve?

Dec 11, 2017 at 12:23 PM | Registered Commentertomo

Forgot to mention that the film speed was increased to make the production and rise of the CO2 bubbles from the dissolving shells even more dramatic. Pure fakery.

Dec 11, 2017 at 12:01 PM | Unregistered CommenterSupertroll

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