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Volcanic eruptions that depleted ocean oxygen may have set off the Great Dying

A massive series of volcanic eruptions in Earth’s distant past left ocean creatures gasping for breath. Greenhouse gases emitted by the volcanoes dramatically lowered oxygen levels in the oceans, a de…

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Buried Volcanic Vent Heats Up Antarctica’s Fastest-Melting Glacier – Live Science


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Buried Volcanic Vent Heats Up Antarctica's Fastest-Melting Glacier
Live Science
What lurks beneath western Antarctica's frozen surface? Volcanic heat, according to a new study. And that extra warmth might be speeding up the disappearance of the Pine Island Glacier, the continent's fastest-melting glacier. Chilly Antarctica hides
Antarctica's big secret: Active volcanic heat found under Pine Island GlacierFox News
Volcanic Heat Found Under Antarctica's Fastest-Melting GlacierThe Daily Caller
An Active Hidden Volcano Might Be Present Under The Ice Of AntarcticaHealth Thoroughfare
R & D Magazine –Tech Times
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Volcanic activity, declining ocean oxygen triggered mass extinction of ancient organisms

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. Global climate change, fueled by …

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Volcanic ice caves on Antarctica may host complex life – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

Volcanic ice caves on Antarctica may host complex life
Ars Technica
Antarctica is a relentlessly icy place, with estimates placing the amount of exposed land on the continent at less than one percent of its total surface. During glacial periods, the ice even expanded further—to the point where the edges of the
Scientists Find Evidence For Life In Warm Steamy Caves Beneath Antarctica's IceForbes
Antarctica's warm caves may be home to a 'secret world' of unknown species, experts sayDaily Mail
Is there life beneath the ice? Antarctica's mysterious cavesNew Zealand Herald
National Post –BABW News –Phys.Org
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Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changes – Science Daily


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Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changes
Science Daily
"We postulate that these halogen-rich eruptions created a stratospheric ozone hole over Antarctica that, analogous to the modern ozone hole, led to large-scale changes in atmospheric circulation and hydroclimate throughout the Southern Hemisphere," he …
What if Antarctica's dormant, ice-covered volcanoes wake up?Spatial Source
"Perfect storm" blamed for record-low 2016 Antarctic sea iceXinhua
Steep climate change causes Antarctic volcanic eruptionsThe TeCake
CanIndia News
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Mars volcanic deposit tells of life-supporting environment – Zee News

Washington: American scientists claim to have found evidence that suggests Mars had a warm and wet climate which could have supported life some 3.5 billion years ago. A team led by planetary geologists at Brown University found mounds of a mineral …
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