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Prehistoric Global Warming May Have Contributed To Fossil Preservation

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October 13, 2005
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University of Oregon
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Prehistoric global warming episodes from massive atmospheric pollution involving carbon dioxide and methane could have created and preserved "mass kills" of wildlife, according to a University of Oregon study presented at the Geological Society of America's annual meeting.

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 16, 2005) -- Prehistoric global warming episodes from massive atmospheric pollution involving carbon dioxide and methane could have created and preserved "mass kills" of wildlife, according to a University of Oregon study presented at the Geological Society of America's annual meeting.


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