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February 1, 2012
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First Plants Caused Ice Ages

*New research reveals how the arrival of the first plants 470 million years ago triggered a series of ice ages. Led by the Universities of Exeter and Oxford, the study is published in Nature Geoscience.* The team set out to … Continue reading

December 3, 2011
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Yale-led Team Finds CO2 Levels Plunged as Antarctica Froze

A Yale University-led research team has found evidence that carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmosphere plunged prior to and during the initial icing of Antarctica, about 34 million years ago. The new findings provide further evidence of atmospheric carbon dioxide’s … Continue reading

December 17, 2010
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Ancient Forest Emerges Mummified From the Arctic

SAN FRANCISCO — The northernmost mummified forest ever found in Canada is revealing how plants struggled to endure a long-ago global cooling. Researchers believe the trees — buried by a landslide and exquisitely preserved 2 to 8 million years ago … Continue reading