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Climate detectives use kauri tree clues to uncover secrets from Antarctica

Climate detectives use kauri tree clues to uncover secrets from Antarctica

New evidence suggests an atmospheric bridge originating in Antarctica could have influenced global climate patterns during the last ice age

A long-dead New Zealand kauri tree is helping scientists reconstruct the timeline of a 30,000-year-old climate mystery. By using the kauri to line up clues, researchers found Antarctica could be the unexpected culprit behind puzzling climate changes during the last ice age.

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