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2009-02-01 08:05:00

Fossil Find Suggests CO2 a Possible Culprit in Warm, Freshwater Arctic In Arctic Canada, a team of geologists from the University of Rochester has discovered a surprise fossil: a tropical, freshwater, Asian turtle. The find strongly suggests that animals migrated from Asia to North America not around Alaska, as once thought, but directly across a freshwater sea floating atop the warm, salty Arctic Ocean. Published today in the journal Geology, the finding also suggests that a rapid influx of...

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