End-Permian extinction, which wiped out most of Earth’s species, was instantaneous in geological time
Mainland was created from the collision of not two but three ancient continental land masses with Devon and Cornwall originally attached to France.
Life on earth formed 100 MILLION years earlier than previously thought: It was kickstarted by an enormous collision with another planet that formed the moon.
Platinum provides evidence for ancient volcanic-related climate change, says study
Earthquakes can systematically trigger other ones on opposite side of Earth.
What is this inexplicable underground structure underneath the Yellowstone volcano?
Researchers reveal the massive rips in Earth’s mantle under Tibet.
Pieces of mantle found rising under north and south ends of Cascadia fault.
Sound waves reveal huge cache of diamonds inside the Earth.
Canada pours millions into megaquake warning system.
New insight into Earth’s crust, mantle and outer core interactions.
NASA finds huge heat-source in Antarctic behind ice shelf crumbling.
3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start.
Earth’s orbital changes have influenced climate, life forms for at least 215 million years.
Why parts of Earth have barely changed in 3 billion years.
The Foundations of Agriculture in Alberta.
‘Semi-infinite’ trove of rare-Earth metals that can be used to create everything from phones to electric cars is found in Japanese waters.
Mantle minerals offer clues to deep Earth’s composition.
400-mile ‘undersea land mass’ found on Google Earth in the Azores.
Thank you to guest writer Britta Jensen of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science, University of Alberta, for this interesting post about the impact volcanoes have had on our province.