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Paleoclimate: Messages from Beyond the Grave

October 2023 (approx.)

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Messages from beyond the grave? Don't grab the Ouija board just yet!

These messages are coming to us through the efforts of paleoecologists, who use fossils to learn how the Earth's climate has changed over time. This information can help us understand modern-day trends in climate and how to adapt to them.

Expanded Alt Text: An illustration of a scientist watching spirits leave fossils and form an image of an ancient landscape with prehistoric creatures. The text reads "Paleoecologists analyze ancient fossils to reconstruct Earth's past climate. These "messages from beyond the grave" inform modern climate science."


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