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February 23, 2017

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Jan. 6, 2017 — The first comprehensive analysis of the Great Barrier Reef at a time of rapid sea-level rise during the beginning of the Last Interglacial found it almost died. The research shows the reef can be ... read more

Jan. 5, 2017 — About 15,000 years ago, the ocean around Antarctica has seen an abrupt sea level rise of several meters. It could happen ... read more

Computer Models Find Ancient Solutions to Modern Climate Problems

Dec. 20, 2016 — Archaeologists are at the helm of new research using sophisticated computer technology to learn how past societies responded to climate change. Their work, which links ancient climate and ... read more

Dec. 19, 2016 — A new species of bird has been discovered in the Canadian Arctic. At approximately 90 million years old, the bird fossils are among the oldest avian records found in the northernmost latitude, and ... read more

Dec. 19, 2016 — Two new studies refute the hypothesis that one or more comets/bolides struck North America approximately 12,900 years ago triggering rapid climate change and the start of the Younger Dryas ... read more

Dec. 14, 2016 — The arid Atacama Desert, thought to be a barrier to early South American settlers, may have held lakes large enough to sustain small human populations, according to new research. The lakes' ... read more

Dec. 13, 2016 — The oceanic crust produced by the Earth today is significantly thinner than crust made 170 million years ago during the time of the supercontinent Pangea, according to researchers. The thinning is ... read more

Dec. 12, 2016 — Neanderthals kept coming back to a coastal cave site in Jersey from at least 180,000 years ago until around 40,000 years ago. researchers report. As part of a re-examination of La Cotte de St Brelade ... read more

Dec. 7, 2016 — First-of-their-kind studies provide new insight into the deep history of the Greenland Ice Sheet, looking back millions of years farther than previous techniques allowed. However, the two studies ... read more

Dec. 6, 2016 — A study of the longest-living animal on Earth, the quahog clam, has provided researchers with an unprecedented insight into the history of the ... read more

Dec. 1, 2016 — While searching through historical archives to find out more about the 15th-century climate of what is now Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, a researcher noticed something ... read more

Dec. 1, 2016 — Large-scale forest fires started by prehistoric hunter-gatherers are probably the reason why Europe is not more densely forested, researchers ... read more

Nov. 30, 2016 — Coral genotypes can survive for thousands of years, possibly making them the longest-lived animals in the world, according to a new ... read more

Nov. 17, 2016 — Scientists studying the Chicxulub crater have shown how large asteroid impacts deform rocks in a way that may produce habitats for early ... read more

Nov. 8, 2016 — Scientists have charted more than 1,000 years of Tanzanian environmental history using sediments extracted from a peat bog. Working in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, where only 15% of the ... read more

Why Does Our Planet Experience an Ice Age Every 100,000 Years?

Oct. 26, 2016 — Experts have offered up an explanation as to why our planet began to move in and out of ice ages every 100,000 ... read more

Oct. 18, 2016 — Ancient DNA research has revealed that Ice Age cave artists recorded a previously unknown hybrid species of bison and cattle in great detail on cave walls more than 15,000 years ... read more

Oct. 13, 2016 — A comet strike may have triggered the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), a rapid warming of Earth caused by an accumulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide 56 million years ago, which offers ... read more

Oct. 5, 2016 — Periods of deep, clear water in Lake Malawi over the past 800,000 years coincide with bursts of species diversification, researchers show in a new ... read more

Oct. 3, 2016 — New research shows that the longest and highest-quality records of historical ocean water levels may underestimate the amount of global average sea level rise that occurred during the 20th ... read more

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