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Paleoecology

Articles on Paleoecology are primarily concerned with past ecosystems, climates, and geographies in studying prehistoric life


Paleoecology Articles

Fossilized Midges Provide Clues To Future Climate Change
Fossilized midges have helped scientists at the University of Liverpool identify two episodes of abrupt climate change that suggest the UK climate is not as stable as previously thought.

Date: 11 Sep 2007, Rating: not rated

What We Can Learn From The Biggest Extinction In The History Of Earth
Approximately 250 million years ago, vast numbers of species disappeared from Earth.

Date: 11 Sep 2007, Rating: not rated

Migration of Early Humans From Africa Aided By Wet Weather
The African origin of early modern humans 200,000--150,000 years ago is now well documented

Date: 11 Sep 2007, Rating: 2.00

Ethiopian Plateau Formation Coincided With Climate Change That May Have Spurred Human Evolution
More than three million years ago, early hominins evolved the ability to walk upright and in doing so started us along the evolutionary path that eventually gave rise to Homo sapiens.

Date: 11 Sep 2007, Rating: not rated