Why did a prehistoric community of snails in Hawaii go extinct?

After the last ice age, temperatures in the Northern hemisphere rose and precipitation levels were dramatically...

Exploring the poorly studied Late Cretaceous Almond Formation for dinosaur remains

We are leading an expedition to the Late Cretaceous Almond Formation of Southwestern Wyoming. Our goal is...

Uncovering a new era of climate change during the Ice Age of the Black Hills

Mammoth Site scientists, partners, and volunteers are on a mission to understand climate change in the Black...

Faunal diversity in the Mesozoic formations of Northwestern Colorado

Northwestern Colorado is rich in understudied fossil bearing strata. We have been working on an undescribed...

Can we use phytoliths in modern savanna soil to understand past ecosystems?

Phytoliths are microscopic silica particles produced by plants that can be easily fossilized and preserved...

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