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Studying Palaeontology as an undergraduate at the University of Birmingham
Posted 18 February 2019
More than half of the carbon sink in the world's forests is in areas where the trees are relatively young – under 140 years old – rather than in tropical rainforests, research at the University of Birmingham shows.
The rich levels of land biodiversity seen across the globe today are not a recent phenomenon: diversity on land has been similar for at least the last 60 million years, since soon after the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Posted 14 February 2019
Birmingham scientists have contributed to a new study on ice cores which shows that reductions in sea ice in the Arctic in the period between 30-100,000 years ago led to major climate events.
Studying Geography at Birmingham
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