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CO2 dip may have helped dinosaurs walk from South America to Greenland

A cliff in Jameson Land Basin in central East Greenland, the northernmost site where sauropodomorph fossils are found. The labels point out several series of layers that helped the researchers precisely date the oldest sauropodomorph fossils in North America. Credit: Lars Clemmensen A new paper refines estimates of when herbivorous…
bubmag
February 15, 2021
Greenland

Greenland review: A great comet disaster movie on Amazon Prime

Starring Gerard Butler, Greenland is a spectacular blockbuster about a comet heading for Earth with sci-fi, domestic drama and bleak realism Environment 4 February 2021 By Linda Marric Gerard Butler in GreenlandCourtesy of STXfilms Greenland Amazon Prime Video from 5 February Prolific stunt actor-turned-director Ric Roman Waugh (Felon, Snitch) reunites…
bubmag
February 4, 2021
Greenland

Arctic shrubs add new piece to ecological puzzle

A gray willow flowers in Greenland. Credit: Eric Post, UC Davis A 15-year experiment on Arctic shrubs in Greenland lends new understanding to an enduring ecological puzzle: How do species with similar needs and life histories occur together at large scales while excluding each other at small scales? The answer…
bubmag
February 1, 2021
Greenland

Warming Seas Are Undercutting Sverdrup Glacier in Northwest Greenland

Warming seas are accelerating the retreat of Greenland’s coastal glaciers. Sverdrup Glacier in northwest Greenland is pretty average. It is a textbook example of the many coastal glaciers around the island that flow into deep fjords. But Sverdrup also represents a large class of Greenland glaciers that are undergoing rapid…
bubmag
January 26, 2021