Latest Interglacial Stories
The first season of the international drilling project NEEM (North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling) in north-western Greenland was completed at August 20th.
A new University of Florida study shows mammals change their dietary niches based on climate-driven environmental changes, contradicting a common assumption that species maintain their niches despite global warming.
A new study analyzing the fluctuations in sea levels during the last time Earth was between ice ages shows that oceans rose some nine feet in only decades due to collapsing ice sheets.
An article published in the prestigious science magazine Nature Geoscience yesterday shows that the period towards the end of the ice age was engraved by extreme and short-lived variations, which finally terminated the ice age.
Scientists are now making an alarming claim that the earth is on the brink of entering another Ice Age that could last the next 100,000 years.
The paleontological record of mammals offers many examples of evolutionary change, which are well documented at many levels of the biological hierarchy-at the level of species (and above), populations, morphology, and, in ideal cases, even genes.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).