Prehistoric climates


The curious case of the Arctic camel

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Giant camels may have roamed the High Arctic millions of years ago, when the region was relatively balmy and forested, according to palaeobiologists.

Killer walrus theory debunked_COSMOS science magazine

‘Killer walrus’ theory debunked

Thursday, 17 January 2013

A 16-million-year-old fossil has cast doubt on claims from the 1980s of an extinct ‘killer walrus’ species adapted to feed on ‘large, struggling prey’.

Iain Stewart_Golden Age of Geology_COSMOS science magazine

Golden age of geology

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

The 21st century could be a golden age for geology – but geologists will first need to work on their communication skills for that to be recognised.


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