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fossil

the remains of a once-living organism preserved in the rock strata.
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Economists have made some attempts to put an approximate price on air pollution, although not all pollution is caused by fossil fuels.
Fossil fuels are, and will continue to be, important sources of energy in the forest products industry, but the industry is making progress in reducing this source of greenhouse emissions.
H Samuel is stocking four ranges from Fossil including: Fossil Steel with prices between pounds 85 and pounds 95, Fossil Blue priced between pounds 65 and pounds 110, Fossil F2 range between pounds 50 and pounds 70 and Fossil 2002 with prices between po unds 45 and pounds 65.
As in urban areas, most of the impact would come from a reduced dependence on fossil fuels due to increased productivity from cropland and livestock, from reduced energy needs for heating and cooling on farmsteads, and by preventing some of the buildup of drifting snow, lessening the impact of operating snow removal equipment.
Large aquatic creatures are well represented in the fossil remains, as are other fauna, including swans, ducks, cormorants, ground sloths, sabertoothed tigers, ground squirrels, mastodons, camels, deer, and a variety of turtles, frogs, snakes, and snails.
Longrich became interested in Archaeopteryx's hind limbs 3 years ago, when a primitive-bird fossil was discovered in China.
Some paleontologists (fossil scientists) like Jack Homer, at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana, even think that T.
Although Tiktaalik has shrunk the gap in the fossil record between tetrapods such as Ichthyostega and the lobe-finned fish that preceded them, that gap hasn't gone away, says Clack.
Within an hour the team unearthed 40 fossil skulls they found poking out of the soil.
In this book, Jaccard argues that fossil fuels in and of themselves are not the problem and that technology exists today to use fossil fuels in a cleaner, more efficient manner.
Here's a scenario in which a rare specimen becomes a fossil: 1.
That information may lead to more-accurate interpretations of the fossil record and reveal new views of ancient creatures and their environments.