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Chemical changes in the oceans more than 800 million years ago almost destroyed the oxygen-rich atmosphere that paved the way for complex life on Earth, new research suggests.

'What controlled the rise of oxygen on Earth?' - Dr Ben Mills, AGU


Two Faculty of Environment researchers have received a prestigious fellowship aimed at tackling global challenges.

Drilling vessel

School of Earth and Environment staff were recently part of the Science Team for IODP Expedition 381

Image of the Earth from space.

A new study has produced a detailed estimation for when there was enough oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere to support large land-based life, such as dinosaurs and eventually humans.