Timeline for giant sloth extinction rewritten by new analysis

A little dirt makes a lot of difference.

Incredible cave lions found preserved in Siberian permafrost

Paleontologists have unearthed two spectacular cave lion┬ácubs, preserved by the permafrost in┬áthe Sakha Republic, also known as Yakutia. The last glacial period, popularly known as the Ice Age, was the most recent glacial period within the Quaternary glaciation occurring from 100,000 to 12,000 years ago. At the end of this ice age, several species couldn’t adapt to the changing conditions

Long term climate study suggests record warming is ahead of us

By observing several indicators, a team of researchers from Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences concluded that in as few as 87 years from now, temperatures are expected to be bigger than anytime in the existence of the human species. Paleoclimatic research is providing a more detailed look on how the planet’s average surface temperature fluctuated