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The Tiniest of Fossils and what they tell us! [Video]

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Tests of foraminifera extracted sand from the beach of Ngapali (Myanmar) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) You must have heard of the largest fossil of dinosaur, Argentinosaurus found last year and we know that was probably the largest creature to have walked our Earth.  But what do the tiniest fossils tell us. 
This video from AMNH tells us more about the tiny creatures from the sea floor! 


Sweeping carbon under the carpet!

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A Grave Problem 
Global warming is a term that is unknown to a very few. Time and again, we come across various effects of the warming of our Earth and vow to do something about it. It might be to reduce usage of plastic in our daily lives, adopt more greener modes of transport or even fix a small solar cell or windmill to harness some of the renewable energy available around us.  While as individuals, we take some liberty in following the guidelines we set for ourselves, on a larger scale, we become nations that miss their emission targets. A recent report in the Washington Post gives details of how countries, developed as well as developing, are failing to keep their emissions in check to stay on course for the year 2035 which has been marked as the point of no return for climate change. 
The resolve
However, it would be unfair to say that on their path of development and growth, nations are not bothered about climate change. While countries like Germany have taken massive steps to har…