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Safer in the south

Many species of nannoplankton with carbonate shells vanished during the mass extinction 65 million years ago. An analysis of extinction rates from the world's oceans reveals a geographic bias in the demise and recovery of nannoplankton species.

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Figure 1: The recovery of the nannoplankton.


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Wignall, P. Safer in the south. Nature Geosci 3, 228–229 (2010).

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