Plant survivors of Permian-Triassic mass extinction
This 26 February 2018 video from the USA says about itself:
The Permian-Triassic Boundary – The Rocks of Utah
The Great Dying! In this episode we head out to the Permian-Triassic boundary and try to discover what caused Earth’s Largest mass extinction event, 252 million years ago.
After 4-months of research, I’m excited to finally release this exciting video! A pre-print of the scientific paper is available here.
I’ve submitted this research to the journal “Global and Planetary Change” for peer review.
By Laurel Hamers, 2:12pm, December 20, 2018:
More plants survived the world’s greatest mass extinction than thought
Fossils in a Jordanian desert reveal plant lineages that didn’t perish in the Great Dying
Some ancient plants were survivors.
A collection of roughly 255-million-year-old fossils suggests that three major plant groups existed earlier than previously thought, and made it through a mass extinction that wiped out more than…
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