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The Atlantic: The driving force behind ocean circulation and our taste for cod

Fishing boats coming into Le Guilvinec, Brittany, France, at the end of the day. Photoneye/Shutterstock Suzanne OConnell, Wesleyan University and Pascal Le Floc’h, Université de Bretagne occidentale “Did the Atlantic close and then reopen?” That was the question posed in a 1966 paper by the Canadian geophysicist J. Tuzo Wilson. The answer? Yes, over millions of years. And it was …

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