Tuesday, August 10, 2004


More evidence that the earth experiences large natural temperature fluctuations

"Remnants of plants that could be several million years old have been discovered in samples of mud recovered from the bottom of Greenland's three-kilometre-deep (two-mile-deep) ice cap, the head of a group of international scientists said. "There is a big possibility that this material is several million years old -- from a time when trees covered Greenland," Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, who heads a team of international scientists involved in the North Greenland Ice-core Project, said in a statement. "The presence of plant material under the ice indicates that the Greenland ice sheet formed relatively fast, as a slowly growing glacier would have flushed or pushed these light particles away."

Dahl-Jensen, of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute, said the findings were important as they could shed light on the past climate and environment and could answer questions as to whether exotic life forms still exist under the ice. She said the remnants of plants were discovered in samples recovered from beneath the ice cap this summer. "Reaching bedrock, frozen reddish mud was recovered with several centimetre-sized fragments of organic material looking like pine needles or pieces of bark," Dahl-Jensen said.

The North Greenland Ice-core Project is an international project that involves participants from nine countries. It aims to understand the last ice age, which swept over much of the earth's northern hemisphere more than 100,000 years ago."


Many people would like to be kind to others so Leftists exploit that with their nonsense about equality. Most people want a clean, green environment so Greenies exploit that by inventing all sorts of far-fetched threats to the environment. But for both, the real motive is to promote themselves as wiser and better than everyone else, truth regardless.

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