What is an individual?

Whilst this could be considered an unusual topic for a geology blog as the question seems to be more philosophical than physical the query has great implications for measuring the diversity of life over time. The unique method of telling Earth’s history that paleontology provides is fundamental in geology. Etymologically the term individual means that […]

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Geologists Uncover An Ancient Connection Between England And France

New research suggests that the landmass that we call Britain formed from three continental landmasses, not two as previously thought. It has long been believed that 400 million years ago the continents Avalonia and Laurentia collided to form the landmass of Britain. Avalonia is a continent formed from a fragment of the ancient supercontinent Gondwana […]

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