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Uncovering the secrets behind Earth's first major mass extinction phys.org/news/2021-1...

Uncovering the secrets behind Earth's first major mass extinction

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Syracuse University

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We all know that the dinosaurs died in a mass extinction. But did you know that there were other mass extinctions? There are five most significant mass extinctions, known as the "big five," where at least three-quarters of all species in existence across the entire Earth faced extinction during a particular geological period of time. With current trends of global warming and climate change, many researchers now believe we may be in a sixth.

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