Climate Change

Lost world discovered beneath Antarctic ice

A large-scale transcontinental river system from the Eocene era, dating back 44 to 34 million years ago, has been discovered beneath the Antarctic ice.

Study suggests Seahenge was built to control climate change

A recent study published in GeoJournal proposes that Seahenge was built to conduct rituals aimed at prolonging the summer during the extreme climatic changes of the 3rd millennium BC.

Study uncovers new evidence supporting Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis

The Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis (YDIH) proposes that a cometary or meteoric body exploded over the North American area sometime around 12,900-years-ago.

Pleistocene hunter-gatherers settled in Cyprus thousands of years earlier than previously thought

Archaeologists have found that Pleistocene hunter-gatherers settled in Cyprus thousands of years earlier than previously thought.

Underwater scans reveal lost submerged landscape

Researchers from the Life on the Edge project, a collaboration between the University of Bradford and the University of Split, has revealed a lost submerged landscape off the coast of Croatia using underwater scans.

Fossil fuel emissions could soon make it impossible for radiocarbon dating artefacts that are hundreds of years old

Carbon released by burning fossil fuels is diluting radioactive carbon-14 and artificially raising the radiocarbon 'age' of the atmosphere.

UA scientists find evidence of Roman period megadrought

A multi-decade drought that occurred in the 2nd century has been revealed by researchers from the University of Arizona by studying tree-rings (dendrochronology).

Unravelling causes of Ice Age extinctions

What caused the extinction of Ice Age megafauna? Was climate change responsible or human activity that caused the woolly mammoth and woolly rhinoceros to go extinct?

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