Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Extinction Repetition

HT Cliff Gerrish. Take home point:

an MIT-led team of researchers has now established that the end-Permian extinction was extremely rapid, triggering massive die-outs both in the oceans and on land in less than 20,000 years — the blink of an eye in geologic time. The researchers also found that this time period coincides with a massive buildup of atmospheric carbon dioxide...

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