animal extinctions

Pacific colonisation more recent and rapid than previously thought

December 28th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new research has suggested that East Polynesia was colonised by humans more recently, and faster, than previously thought.The study indicates the region was settled in two ... Read more...

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New epoch in Earth’s history might see sixth largest mass extinction

April 15th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested that the Earth might be on the threshold of entering a new geological epoch, which might include the sixth largest mass extinction ... Read more...

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Have we stepped into devastating age of geological time?

April 5th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Scientists suggest that human activity, including stunning population growth, sprawling megacities and increased use of fossil fuels, has changed Earth to such an extent that it is entering ... Read more...

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‘Pompeii-like’ excavations in India shed light on life before and after Toba super-eruption

February 28th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): 'Pompeii-Like' excavations in southern and northern India shed light on the kind of human settlements existing before and after the Toba super-eruption 74,000 years ago.The international research team, ... Read more...

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Online stock market game may help predict eco disasters

December 13th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): An online stock market game could be used to forecast the availability of water, as well as predict eco disasters more accurately than the best computer models ... Read more...

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