Day: August 25, 2011

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50 Million Year Old Fossil Clams Shed Light on El

One current climate theory suggests that global warming could result in El Nino conditions becoming permanent as opposed to occurring in prevailing two- to seven-year cycles. New research based on a study of a long-lived species of fossilized clam that lived of the coast of Antarctica indicates that was not the case during the early Eocene, when the Earth was as warm as it's been in the last 65 million years.Read More