What ancient pollen tells us about the future
While ancient materials like mosquitos stuck in amber can’t really bring back the dinosaurs (or dino-sours, for you Jurassic Park fans), scientists can learn a lot from ancient life forms. They can learn so much, in fact, that there is actually a field of study called paleoecology. By studying ancient pollen, for example, scientists have been able to learn about life during warmer periods in the earth’s history. So if you want to know what global warming has in store for us, take a look at this video.
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