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UCMP paleobiologists shed new light on ozone shield failure, forest sterility, and mass extinction

Conifers-under-UV-B-lampsMembers of the Looy Lab - Jeff Benca, Ivo Duijnstee, and Cindy Looy - co-authored a paper in the journal Science Advances.  It details exciting new findings from experimental research on the effects on UV-B induced stresses on forest decline during the end-Permian extinction.

Read more in the University press release.

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