Doubts about the drought that kicked off our latest geological age, and a faceoff between stink bugs with samurai wasps

Doubts about the drought that kicked off our latest geological age, and a faceoff between stink bugs with samurai wasps

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We now live in the Meghalayan age—the last age of the Holocene epoch. Did you get the memo? A July decision by the International Commission on Stratigraphy, which is responsible for naming geological time periods, divided the Holocene into three ages: the Greenlandian, the Northgrippian, and the Meghalayan. The one we live in—the Meghalayan age (pronounced “megalion”)—is pegged to a global drought thought to have happened some 4200 years ago. But many critics question the timing of this latest ... Maggiori informazioni

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