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Early global greenhouse event gave rise to fire-adapted trees

Conifers that were living at the South Pole show an extreme adaptation to forest fires. Until now, the origin of this ability has been unknown from the fossil record.

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Humans caused Australia’s megafaunal extinction

New international research led by Monash University has found that humans – and not climate – caused Australia’s Pleistocene megafaunal extinction.

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