A scientific analysis of fossilised tree resin has caused a rethink of Australia’s prehistoric ecosystem, and could pave the way to recovering more preserved palaeobiological artefacts from the time of dinosaurs or prehistoric mammals.
Volcanoes are majestic in appearance and the largest mountains on our planet. Measured from the seafloor, Hawaii’s Big Island is taller than Mt Everest. From the tropical islands of Hawaii to the snow-covered, iconic peaks at Mt Fuji, Mt Ruhapehu or Mt. Kilimanjaro, the fire-spitting mountains have a spiritual connection with those who settled on their flanks for thousands of years.