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Articles related to ancient climate

Heathland in the Stirling Ranges National Park
Feature: Ancient Rainforests or Burning Bush?
New fossil evidence is forcing a rethink of whether rainforest or fire-prone shrubland prevailed in Australia during the age of the dinosaurs.
Browse: Climate Effects on Megalakes Led to Megafauna Demise
Browse: Penguins Survived in Three Refugia during Ice Age Cool Careers: DNA Survives the Heat
Ancient DNA in the Pilbara may give us unprecedented insights into past climate.
Fossil File: Solving the Mysteries of the Australian Megafauna
Two new papers have narrowed the date of Australia’s megafauna extinctions as well as the cause of their demise.