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What Happened to Biodiversity Last Time Climate Ran Amok?. Duane Griffin Geography Dept. The carpet of flowering verdure spread over the naked crust of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.

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What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

What Happened to BiodiversityLast Time Climate Ran Amok?

Duane Griffin

Geography Dept


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

The carpet of flowering verdure spread over the naked crust of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.

Alexander von Humboldt 1808


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok
Why? of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.

Species gains and losses

Tropics:

Cradle

or

Museum?


Cradle or museum
Cradle or Museum? of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

How did the diversity gradient develop? of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.

?

Interglacial

Glacial


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

How did the diversity gradient develop? of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.

Interglacial

Glacial


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

21,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

20,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

19,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

18,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

17,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

16,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

15,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

14,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

13,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

12,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

11,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

10,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

9,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

8,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

7,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

6,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

5,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

4,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

3,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

2,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

1,000 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

500 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

0 BP of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.


What happened to biodiversity last time climate ran amok

How did the diversity gradient develop? of the Earth is unevenly woven: more tightly where the sun rises higher in the…skies, more loosely nearer the inert poles.

Interglacial

Glacial