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A Fossil Tropical Forest Is Helping Solve An Ancient Climate Mystery

Science & Tech  (tags: Fossils, forrest, Artic, Devonian period, science, world, Ancient climate )

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A team of scientists has unearthed the fossil remnants of a tropical forest on the arctic island of Svalbard, and it could help explain one of the most dramatic climate shifts in EarthâEUR(TM)s history.


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Darren Woolsey (218)
Sunday November 22, 2015, 5:55 am
Ultimately, Devonian trees probably set the stage of land-based life as we know it. It’s a nice reminder that plants were engineering the Earth long before humans came on the scene—and that we owe our very existence to their efforts.

Animae C (507)
Sunday November 22, 2015, 6:47 am
Thanx Louise

Donna T (0)
Sunday November 22, 2015, 7:53 am
thank you

Birgit W (160)
Sunday November 22, 2015, 2:14 pm
Interesting. Thanks Louise.

Julia Cabrera-Woscek (0)
Sunday November 22, 2015, 5:08 pm
This is so cool. I always wondered since I grew up in the tropics.

Colleen L (3)
Sunday November 22, 2015, 11:34 pm
Interesting. Thanks Louise

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday November 23, 2015, 12:17 am

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