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Without Humans, How the World Would Have Been?

Without humans, the whole world would have looked like Serengeti, says a new study that projected a scenario of the natural worldwide diversity patterns of mammals in the absence of past and present humans. Since the greatest diversity of large mammals is found in Africa, which reflects past human activities – and not climatic or other environmental constraints, the new ...

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How Continents Formed on Earth? Geologists Go Back 2.5 Billion Years to Reveal it

A Virginia Tech team of geologists have traced how continents were generated on Earth more than 2.5 billion years ago and continued till 70 million years ago affecting the planet’s life, climate and the landscape. Published in Nature Geoscience, the study focused on recent geologic events such as volcanic activity 10 million years ago in what is now Panama and ...

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