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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Dec 2021 9:08 p.m. PST

… Major Mass Extinction

"A team of researchers publish a new study exploring the cause of the Late Ordovician mass extinction.

We all know that the dinosaurs died in a mass extinction. But did you know that there were other mass extinctions? There are five most significant mass extinctions, known as the "big five," where at least three-quarters of all species in existence across the entire Earth faced extinction during a particular geological period of time. With current trends of global warming and climate change, many researchers now believe we may be in a sixth.

Discovering the root cause of Earth's mass extinctions has long been a hot topic for scientists, as understanding the environmental conditions that led to the elimination of the majority of species in the past could potentially help prevent a similar event from occurring in the future…"
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Resolving the "Muddle in the Middle" – Experts Name New Species of Human Ancestor




Oddball04 Dec 2021 7:03 a.m. PST

"H. rhodesiensis is poorly defined and the name has never been widely accepted. This is partly due to its association with Cecil Rhodes and the horrendous crimes carried out during colonial rule in Africa – an unacceptable honor in light of the important work being done toward decolonizing science."

Decolonizing science?

Never ending work of Winston Smith.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Dec 2021 11:47 a.m. PST

Great books… (smile)


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2022 10:21 p.m. PST

Study of Ancient Mass Extinction Reveals Dinosaurs Took Over Earth Amid Ice, Not Warmth



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