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  • Methane release on the scale that happened at the end of the Permian-Triassic period would eliminate all human life, and most of the rest of species on land or in the sea.

    Matthew Yglesias » Arctic Seabed Methane Stores Destabilizing

  • The Permian-Triassic boundary is marked by the sudden disappearance of 95 percent of species.

    The Anthropocene

  • For example, the Permian-Triassic boundary can be found in sediments that are 251 million years old, and it marks the sudden disappearance in the fossil record of 95 percent of the planet's species.

    Welcome to the Anthropocene

  • There are scientists actively trying to persuade their peers that this isn't just an esoteric notion, the stuff of environmental conferences, but a stratigraphic fact, a real geological divider every bit as real as the Permian-Triassic boundary or anything else in the record.

    The Anthropocene

  • Over the next six hours, they viewed the Permian-Triassic extinction, the Late Devonian extinction, and the Ordovician-Silurian extinction.

    365 tomorrows » 2008 » March : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • There are scientists actively trying to persuade their peers that the Anthropocene is a stratigraphic fact, as real as the Permian-Triassic boundary.

    Welcome to the Anthropocene

  • It consists of Permian-Triassic sediments, capped by Jurassic dolerite, and generally occurs above about 600 m, except in the east.

    Tasmanian Wilderness, Australia

  • On its eastern margin in Mount Cook National Park, the schist gradually changes back into Permian-Triassic greywacke of a separate terrain.

    Te Wahipounamu (South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area), New Zealand

  • The Permian-Triassic extinction is the largest recorded, more disastrous for life forms than the extinction that killed the dinosaurs.


  • I'm talking extinction events like the Permian-Triassic, romantically known as the "Great Dying", a climate change nightmare to end all nightmares.

    Scott Thill: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst


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