The Last Time the Globe Warmed

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Imagine an enormous, lush rainforest teeming with life...in the Arctic. Well there was a time -- and not too long ago -- when the world warmed more than any human has ever seen. (So far)

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Special thanks to Nobumichi Tamura for allowing us to use his work:
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