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Antarctica: from paradise to polar ice

Antarctica has gone from paradise to polar ice in just a few million years – the blink of an eye in the life of the earth.

In its transition from a land of rich biodiversity to a landscape of inhospitable cold, Antarctica provides a dramatic example of how subtle changes in continental positioning can affect living communities.

Frozen in Time, a book co-authored by Monash University geoscientist Dr Jeffrey Stilwell, presents a comprehensive overview of Antarctica’s fossil record against the backdrop of the continent’s changing environmental settings.

Read more at Monash University