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Flight in the Southern Ocean on the Back Burner, Warming

Steve Zack | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

As our increasingly connected world has brought the once-remote Southern Ocean and Antarctica closer to human populations than ever before, the 50-million-year history of penguins and albatross has been brought to the precipice in a span of a mere quarter century.

Avoiding Extinction on the Goldilocks Planet

David Wilkie | Posted 09.30.2014 | Green
David Wilkie

Like the dinosaurs, we and our fellow denizens of Earth may become the amber curios of a future civilization that ponders how species once so prevalent came to such a swift demise.

Spectacular Fossil Deposit Yields Supercontinent's Oldest Land Creature

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 09.05.2013 | Science

A fierce predator with a huge stinger and long pincers is the oldest land-animal fossil ever found on the former Gondwana supercontinent, a new study ...

Scans Show 'Odd Couple' Died Together In Prehistoric Home

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.25.2013 | Science

Scientists have discovered a burrow in South Africa where two unlikely creatures shared a home before being entombed by a flash flood 250 million yea...