Extinction That Paved Way For Dinosaurs Definitively Linked To Volcanism | Portside

Although we tend to think of the Earth as an amazingly hospitable planet, at several times in the past it seems to have done its best to kill us all—or at least all of our ancestors. Several of the Earth’s mass extinctions occurred around the time of elevated volcanic activity, but the timing has been notoriously difficult to work out; the fossil beds that track the extinction rarely preserve the evidence of volcanic activity and vice-versa.

Source: Extinction That Paved Way For Dinosaurs Definitively Linked To Volcanism | Portside

Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds all around the world — ScienceDaily

Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds like penguins and terns by competing for the same prey sources. Seabirds are now the most threatened bird group.

Source: Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds all around the world — ScienceDaily

‘Extremely unusual’: At least 14 Trump associates interacted with Russians during the campaign and transition | Alternet

The Washington Post on Sunday published a stunning analysis on the interactions between members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia citizens, including those who offered to help is nomination and bolster his real estate business.

Source: ‘Extremely unusual’: At least 14 Trump associates interacted with Russians during the campaign and transition | Alternet

Do ‘atheists’ have an edge in studying ‘ID’? 

We cited an ID ‘classic’, Behe’s Darwin’s Black Box, cheerfully unconcerned about its heretical stance on the Grand Paradigm, Darwinism, near the Darwin establishment, and t…

Source: Do ‘atheists’ have an edge in studying ‘ID’? – Darwiniana