Browsing the "mass extinction" Tag

The Fate of Mankind

July 19th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

  by Jared Conner People, As humans, we have long considered the Earth as invincible, unchangeable, and unable to be exploited. The thing is, [&hellip

Science Round-up: Underground River Found, Ancient Microbes, Early Mammals & A Mass-Killing Methane 'Burp'

August 29th, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi

My August 2011 Science news roundup: An underground river flowing two miles beneath the Amazon River has been detected; ancient microbes may have been found in 3.46 billion year old Australian sandstone bed (also: a fossil of the earliest mammalian ancestor has been found in China) ; a dinosaur era mass extinction of marine life has been attributed to a massive methane gas release

What Causes Mass Extinctions

December 31st, 2010 | by Joshua S Hill

Humanity has moved about in such a way, disrupting many fragile ecosystems the world over, and introduced new and often [&hellip

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