Research shows how Gulf of Mexico escaped anc

image: The Mississippi River flowing into the Gulf of Mexico. According to researchers at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, river sediments and ocean currents helped simple sea life in the Gulf survive a deep-ocean mass extinction 56 million years ago. view more Credit: US Geological Survey An ancient bout of global warming 56 … Read more

Research shows how the Gulf of Mexico escaped ancient mass extinction

The Mississippi River flowing into the Gulf of Mexico. According to researchers at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, river sediments and ocean currents helped simple sea life in the Gulf survive a deep-ocean mass extinction 56 million years ago. Credit: US Geological Survey An ancient bout of global warming 56 million years ago … Read more

Ancient ocean life in the Gulf of Mexico escaped extinction

A bout of global warming 56 million years ago acidified oceans and wiped out marine life. But in the Gulf of Mexico, the effect was much milder. Research on the unique geology of this North American basin has revealed how life was able to escape local extinction. The Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) was a brief … Read more

Research shows how Gulf of Mexico escaped ancient mass extinction — ScienceDaily

An ancient bout of global warming 56 million years ago that acidified oceans and wiped-out marine life had a milder effect in the Gulf of Mexico, where life was sheltered by the basin’s unique geology – according to research by the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG). Published in the journal Marine and Petroleum … Read more

Escaped petting zoo camel attacks and kills 2 men in Tennessee

Dromedary camels like the one shown here are known to be aggressive toward other males during mating season. This is NOT the camel that attacked two men in Tennessee. (Image credit: Karol Serewis / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images) A camel attacked and killed two men outside of Memphis, Tennessee, after escaping a … Read more