Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Thu, 2019-10-03

An ancient desert covered in sand dunes as far as the eye could see, where dinosaurs and small mammals once roamed, may have been the real Jurassic Park. Today, the Navajo Sandstone, as it’s called, is known for the beautiful red and tan sandstones that grace many...

Tue, 2019-10-01

A team of scientists have revealed that after the devastation caused by a mass extinction event on Earth 66 million years ago, the plankton at the base of the ocean ecosystem were disrupted for nearly two million years. It then took a further eight million years...

Wed, 2019-09-25

The Mediterranean region is one of the most geographically complex on Earth, and geologists from the University of Utrecht, Netherlands, discovered the region has been hiding a big secret — a lost continent the size of Greenland that disappeared under Southern...

Mon, 2019-09-23

The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico’s coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth.

Fri, 2019-09-13

Researchers say the impact of the giant asteroid had triggered massive tsunamis and led to wildfires that were thousands of miles away.

Tue, 2019-09-10

Researchers help confirm what has always been hypothesized by examining an impact crater off the Gulf of Mexico.

Wed, 2019-09-04

A new study found that extreme changes in the atmosphere were responsible for almost 100 percent of life on Earth being killed more than 2 billion years ago.

Wed, 2019-08-14

An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland have uncovered a previously undescribed 'Jurassic World' of around 100 ancient volcanoes buried deep within the Cooper-Eromanga...

Tue, 2019-08-13

Paleontologists have discovered a 360-million-year-old (Devonian Period) fossilized forest of lycopsid trees near Xinhang in China...

Tue, 2019-08-06

A team of paleontologists led by McGill University uncovered fossil plants in eastern Canada that have produced the first quantifiable evidence of the region’s climate during the ...