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Research shows how the Gulf of Mexico escaped ancient mass extinctions

Research shows how the Gulf of Mexico escaped ancient mass extinctions

Newswise – An ancient attack of global warming 56 million years ago, when acidified oceans and extinct marine life had a milder effect in the Gulf of Mexico, where life was protected by the unique basin geology – according to research by the University of Texas Institute. for Geophysics (UTIG). Published in the magazine Marine …

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Scientists have discovered how the tilting and rocking of the Earth affected the fate of ancient ice sheets

New research answers a long-standing question about the importance of summer heat in melting ice sheets. Researchers have finally answered a long-standing question about the role of the Earth’s orbit in managing global ice age cycles. Scientists have succeeded in deciphering the precise role in controlling the cycles of the global ice ages, which play …

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Ancient Plants Provide Clues About Life on Earth in a Warmer Climate.

Ancient plants provide clues about life on Earth in warmer climates

June 1, 2022Reviewed by Alex Smith Paleobotanist David Greenwood has been collecting fossil plants from Australia for many years, and some of them are so well-preserved that it’s hard to believe they’re millions of years old.. According to new research, Australia was now arid and once covered with lush forests. Image credit: Adobe Stock. Such …

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