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Nunavut's Mysterious Ancient Life Could Return By 2100


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 698 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
According to the data model, climate conditions on Bylot Island will be able to support the kinds of trees we find in the fossilized forest that currently exist there, such as willow, pine and spruce. I've also found evidence of a possible growth



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Comments

John B. (215)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:46 pm
Thanks Marty for the link. Great article and Kudos to Guertin-Pasquier and his colleagues for their endeavors in such a harsh climate. Read and noted.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 5:14 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Freya H. (304)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 6:11 pm
Life is a great contradiction, at once so fragile and so tough.
 

Maureen C. (3)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 11:45 pm
I was wondering, too, how this forest would survive the almost-three-month long night, but of course, it would have dropped deciduous leaves and gone dormant as our trees do: dormancy means no photosynthesis, therefore no light needed!

Interesting, Marty - thanks!
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 1:42 am
Very interesting.
 

Evelyn W. (15)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 3:31 am
Thank-you,read and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 6:46 am
How fascinating and hopeful. Nature does survive.
 

g d c. (0)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 11:53 am
ty
 

Roger M. (0)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 11:53 am
Interesting post. Thanks.
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 2:21 pm
Interesting to think about.
 

Bob P. (426)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 6:12 pm
interesting thanks
 

Mitchell D. (130)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 7:43 pm
Very interesting.
 
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