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Evidence Found for Climate-driven Ecological Shifts in North Atlantic, Says Cornell Study

November 6, 2008

map showing oceanographic data While Earth has experienced numerous changes in climate over the past 65 million years, recent decades have experienced the most significant climate change since the beginning of human civilized societies, about 5,000 years ago, says a new Cornell University study. Full Story

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