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The Nastiest Feud in Science (Aug 2018) She argues that the mass extinction was caused . The gradual decline of the forams—followed by their sudden, dramatic downfall—aligns with Deccan’s pattern of eruptions: Over several hundred thousan
7 World Ending Disasters Guaranteed to Occur (since Mar, 2018) Coastal cities have days or weeks of warning before a hurricane comes ashore, many active volcanoes . catastrophic Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004 and the Japanese Tsunami in 2011. Both of these tsunam
Tax havens exposed for rainforest and fishery destruction (Aug 2018) The environmental degradation caused by tax havens . the global climate and ocean circulation patterns, yet sea ice extent has reached record low levels in both poles and Arctic ice is undergoing th
The Trouble With Dams (Aug 2018) Of the 600 miles of the Columbia between the dam nearest the ocean and the Canadian border . The very success of the dam-building crusade accounts in part for its decline; by 1980 nearly all the nat
Volcanic activity, declining ocean oxygen triggered mass extinction of ancient organisms (many weeks now) Science Daily Science Daily Millions of years ago, scientists discovered, powerful volcanoes pumped Earth’s atmosphere full of carbon dioxide, draining the oceans of oxygen and driving a mass extinction of marine organisms. “We want to understand how volcanism, which can be .
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Volcanic activity, declining ocean oxygen triggered mass extinction of ancient marine organisms (many weeks now) Florida State News Florida State News Global climate change, fueled by skyrocketing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, is siphoning oxygen from today’s oceans at an alarming pace — so fast that scientists aren’t entirely sure how the planet will respond. Their only hint? Look to the past.
Volcano threat, Parkinson’s trial and harassment lawsuits (Aug 2018) Nature.com Nature.com Manaro Voui is the most voluminous volcano in the South Pacific’s New Hebrides archipelago, and an eruption last September forced an island-wide evacuation then, too. It has continued to sporadically belch out ash, triggering several partial .
An ancient cold snap causes heated debate (Aug 2018) Science News for Students Science News for Students Around 13,000 years ago, a chilly Earth was thawing. It was the end of the last great ice age. Vast frozen sheets had covered much of North America, Europe and Asia for thousands of years. Now they were retreating. Giant mammals like woolly mammoths .
Mars Terraforming is only possible with new technology but mass colonization of Mars capability provides it (since Jul, 2018) Next Big Future Next Big Future Mars has enough CO2 for 15 millibars of pressure which is 65 times less than the pressure of 1,000 millibars at Earth’s sea level. Strip mining and processing the . This could allow any volcanic activity on Mars to accumulate atmosphere. Reservoirs .
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Earth’s first animals triggered global warming (since Jul, 2018) UPI.com UPI.com . “The first bioturbators had a . global warming. When scientists at the University of Exeter analyzed ancient sediment layers, they discovered a decline in ocean oxygen levels between 540 and 520 million . World’s first animals caused global warmingPhys.Org Early Palaeozoic ocean anoxia and global warming driven by the evolution of shallow burrowing | Nature . Nature
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Widespread ocean anoxia was cause for past mass extinction (some months now) Science Daily Science Daily Over the years, scientists have figured out the main causes of the mass extinctions, which include massive volcanic eruptions, global warming, asteroid collisions, and acidic oceans as likely culprits. Other factors sure to . “We suggest that the .
Volcanic eruptions triggered global warming 56m years ago, study reveals (months ago) The Guardian Drawing these factors together with the level and duration of the increased ocean acidity, the team found that the carbon dioxide was probably released through volcanic eruptions, with such events accounting for up to 90% of the emissions. But, says .
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Shift in ocean circulation triggered the end of the last ice age (since Apr, 2018) UPI.com UPI.com . “This gives us an example of the way that different parts of the climate system are connected, so that changes in circulation in one region can drive changes in CO2 and oxygen all the .
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