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Study of ancient rocks suggests oxygen depletion in oceans led to end-Triassic mass extinction

A team of researchers from the U.K., China, and Italy has found evidence that suggests oxygen depletion in the world’s oceans led to the end-Triassic mass extinction. In their paper published in the …

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Study reveals ancient ocean oxygen levels associated with changing atmospheric carbon dioxide

Why do carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere wax and wane in conjunction with the warm and cold periods of Earth’s past? Scientists have been trying to answer this question for many years, and …

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‘A bad time to be alive’: Study links ocean deoxygenation to ancient die-off

Beyond deepening understandings of ancient mass extinction events, the findings have relevance for today: Global climate change is contributing to declining oxygen levels in the open ocean and coastal …

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How ancient oceans of magma may have boosted Earth’s oxygen levels

Shortly after the planet’s formation about 4.5 billion years ago, the mantle somehow became much richer in oxygen than it was originally. That rock began leaking molecules like carbon dioxide and …

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In ancient oceans that resembled our own, oxygen loss triggered mass extinction

Melting polar ice sheets meant sea levels were steadily rising, and ocean oxygen was falling fast around the world. At around the same time, a global die-off known among scientists as the Ireviken …

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500 Million-Year-Old Worm Superhighway Revealed in Ancient Seafloor

Its seafloor was long thought to be a dead zone, devoid of the oxygen needed to support life. But as it turns out, minuscule worms lived quite happily in these ocean sediments — they even created thei…

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Satellite reveals remnants of ancient continents under Antarctica’s ice – Mother Nature Network


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Why are there hundreds of ancient, mummified penguins in … – Fox News


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Hundreds of mummified penguins in Antarctica have been found, a sign that that the penguins died because of two extreme global warming events over the past …
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Why are there hundreds of ancient, mummified penguins in Antarctica? – Fox News


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Why are there hundreds of ancient, mummified penguins in Antarctica?
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Adélie penguins are native to Antarctica and there are approximately 4.7 million of them currently, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, which lists them under the heading of "least concern" of being at
Ancient Graveyard of Mummified Penguins Discovered in Antarctica Worries ScientistsNewsweek
Hundreds of mummified penguins discovered in AntarcticaThe Talking Democrat
Why are there hundreds of ancient, mummified penguins in Antarctica? ZlotoNewsZlotoNews

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Antarctica EXPOSED? Google Earth ‘uncovers ancient city’ emerging from melting snow – Daily Star


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Antarctica EXPOSED? Google Earth 'uncovers ancient city' emerging from melting snow
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In footage posted by Blake and Brett Cousins – of thirdphaseofmoon – dozens of apparent structures can be seen lined up in a formation. Each one seems near-identical and the combined group measures almost 2,000 metres in length. To make things even …

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