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Exquisite fossil finds shed new light on the 'Cambrian explosion', when oceans first filled with complex animal life
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Exquisite fossil finds shed new light on the ‘Cambrian explosion’, when oceans first filled with complex animal life

Written by: Jan Zalasiewicz, Professor of Palaeobiology, University of Leicester Dotted Yeti / shutterstockThe most recent 12% of time on Earth is a striking anomaly when compared with the great bulk of our planet’s evolution. After 3 billion years or...

Idai, cyclone sans frontières
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Idai, cyclone sans frontières

Written by: Jennifer Fitchett, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, University of the Witwatersrand Des personnes fuyant leur domicile, à Beira au Mozambique, après le passage du cyclone tropical Idai. Denis Onyodi/IFRCLe cyclone tropical Idai a fait en ce mois de...

Silver moss is a rugged survivor in the city landscape
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Silver moss is a rugged survivor in the city landscape

Written by: Alison Haynes, PhD Candidate, University of Wollongong Silver moss can survive almost total dehydration. HermannSchachner/Wikipedia, CC BY-SASign up to Beating Around the Bush, a series that profiles native plants: part gardening column, part dispatches from country, entirely Australian....

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