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Researcher: Unprecedented global warming killed off 95 percent of the Earth’s species

December 31, 2012

Researcher: Unprecedented global warming killed off 95 percent of the Earth’s species

A massive extinction gets a second look.

Extreme global warming seems to have been the cause of the largest mass extinction the planet has ever seen, according to LiveScience.com.

After examining a variety of fossil evidence, researcher Paul Wignall, a geologist at the University of Leeds in England, said his research shows climate change may have been responsible for the massive extinction.

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