The Day the Earth nearly disappeared


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Saturday night on Arte, a broadcast on the Permian mass extinction was broadcast.

It has been much speculation about the reasons for the disappearance of dinosaurs there are about 63 million years. often ignores a much more serious crisis occurred at the end of the Permian period, there 250 million years. It was the most dramatic extinction in the history of our planet. For many scientists, it is the same principle of life on Earth was almost called into question. So far, despite years of excavations, no one could explain the causes of this catas-trophe. But geologists have recently issued new hypotheses paving the way for the climate catastrophe chain by release of methane hydrates.

A lesson for our near future?

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