The Secrets of Anticosti Island : New discovery sheds light on mass extinction

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Research conducted by an international team of scientists, drawn from the University of Ottawa, the University of New Mexico, and the University of Birmingham, shows that the mass extinction of marine life that took place at the end of the Ordovician was triggered by marine anoxia, a drop in seawater oxygen levels that causes marine animals to asphyxiate. Read the complete article.

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