Colorado Dig Offers Insight on the Rise of Mammals, Post-Extinction Event

Most professional and amateur paleontologists had written off the Corral Bluffs in Colorado Springs as a site where everything that could be found had been found. Then vertebrate paleontologist Tyler Lyson had an idea: Instead of looking for bones, he started looking for concretion – minerals known to form around bones.

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Oil and Gas

The Center for Biological Diversity sued Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt in federal court, claiming he approved oil and gas drilling on more than 1 million acres in western Colorado, “without properly analyzing, studying alternatives to, and disclosing to the public significant quantities of greenhouse gas emissions and ensuing impacts to our climate, natural resources, and communities.”

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