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Scientists discover fossils of two new giant-mouthed fish species

Primate fate: Fossil find sheds new light on why humans did no...

Related Story: First long-tailed monkey is oldest-ever primate: scientists Related Story: Gibbon-like fossil sheds light on ape evolution A treasure trove of fossils of six furry critters that inhabited the trees of ... ABC Online, 7 minutes ago

Fossils show how primate suffered from climate change 34 million years ago

The mayor of Cupertino, the California home of Apple, wants to see the company pay more in tax to support city infrastructure, The Guardian reports . "They're making profit, and they should share the responsibility for our city, but they won't," ...
 Fast Company2 hours ago Cupertino mayor to Apple: Please pay more tax  Fast Company2 hours ago

ANTARCTICA: Antarctic Mission Finds 71 Million Year Old Fossils February and March 2016

A team of 12 scientists uncovered more than a tonne of fossils and dinosaur remains aged between 67 and 71-million-years-old during an expedition to the James Ross Island area of Antarctica in February and March 2016. "We did find a lot of marine ...
 Northern Territory News21 hours ago Scientists see the future in natural resources  Eco-Business23 hours ago Monster haul of 71 million years old dinosaur fossils unearthed in Antarctic  Sott.net5 hours ago The evolution of development  EnvironmentGuru.com10 hours ago
Blue & Green Tomorrow

Influence of fossil fuels to our democracies

Last year in December several delegates from 197 countries came together under the umbrella of the UN Framework on Climate Change (UNFCC) in Paris. They were here for one main reason, to make sure the concentration levels of Green House Gases were ...
 East African Standard9 hours ago Plight of Louisiana climate refugees ought to ring the bell for breaking free of fossil fuels  Daily Kos1 day ago Environmental Movement's Largest Civil Disobedience Begins To Break Free From Fossil Fuels  EnvironmentGuru.com1 day ago Using the Public Trust to frame Break Free From Fossil Fuels Actions  ZNet1 day ago

New fossils offer glimpse of primates stressed by climate change

LAWRENCE, Kan., May 5 (UPI) -- Roughly 34 million years ago, during what's known as the Eocene-Oligocene transition, Earth's atmosphere rapidly cooled. Asia's colder, drier climate depressed the continent's primate populations. Recently, a team ...
 UPI5 hours ago Newly unearthed primate bones offer a glimpse of what life was like for species stressed by ancient climate change in Asia.  TickerTech.com4 hours ago

New fossils might solve 'paradox' of primate evolution

Fossils unearthed in southern China fill a gap in primate evolution and add to a story of climate-driven changes. As the planet cooled at the transition from the Eocene (bottom) to the Oligocene (top), primate populations changed dramatically. In ...
 Christian Science Monitor4 hours ago Asian primates hit hard by ancient climate change  Science News Online5 hours ago Six new fossil species form 'snapshot' of primates stressed by ancient climate change  PhysOrg.com7 hours ago Six new fossil species form snapshot of primates stressed by ancient climate change  EnvironmentGuru.com6 hours ago

Parched Haryana looks for fossil water reservoirs

CHANDIGARH:While the city is reeling under a water crisis, the non-serious approach of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation can be gauged from the fact that 20 per cent of the tubewells are either non-functional or have been abandoned. Pretty ...
 Chandigarh Tribune5 hours ago
InsideClimate News

Study calls for phase-out of fossil fuel leases on US federal lands

The gradual phase out of fossil fuel leases on US federal lands could result in carbon emission reductions of 100 million tonnes /year by 2030, and bring the federal government's leasing policy in line with its climate goals, according to a study ...
 Gas Matters Today11 hours ago New Analysis Supports Need to Phase-Out Federal Fossil Fuel Extraction  NRDC Worldview1 day ago Portuguese February fossil fuel demand falls 6.5%  Platts2 days ago Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases  EnvironmentGuru.com2 days ago

Australian scientists find Antarctic fossils

Australian scientists have unearthed fossils from some of the most largest and ferocious animals ever to have existed. The University of Queensland team pushed though immense physical barriers to find items more than 60 million years old in ...
 Sky News Australia16 hours ago Australian scientists discover Arctic fossils hours ago New models predict where to find fossils  Business Standard3 weeks ago Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared 'bizarre' feature with dinosaur  Science Daily2 months ago

Primate fate: Chinese fossils illuminate key evolutionary period

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON May 5 (Reuters) - A treasure trove of fossils of six furry critters that inhabited the trees of southern China 34 million years ago is providing a deeper understanding of a pivotal moment in the evolution of ...
 Reuters Africa7 hours ago
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