TIL Greenland has fossilized plants buried under 1.4 kilometers of ice. This implies the ice melted and reformed in the last million years.

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It’s wonderful to understand that our time here is very very recent.

Demiloki

There have been 5 interglacial periods during the last million years. Greenland has likely been ice free several times over that period. Before the current ice age ( about 2.5 millions years ago) there wasn’t polar ice on earth for about 250 million years so it was always ice free.

attorneyatslaw

It doesn’t “imply” it, it proves it.

searanger62

Damn cavemen and their causing global warming.

mrcanoehead2

It’s alright, we’ll get to see that grass again very soon

nouille07