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Many think this overhaul happened in a planetwide volcanic event, perhaps on par with the end-Permian extinction that wiped out most species on our Pale Blue Dot.These scientists spent decades pushing NASA to go back to Venus. Now they’re on a hot streak.|Corinne Iozzio|June 29, 2021|Popular-Science
Based on the reptiles’ size, which was around that of today’s hippos or rhinos, researchers had pegged the Permian Period predators as sluggish beasts that waited to ambush prey.An ancient hippo-sized reptile may have been surprisingly agile|Carolyn Wilke|March 15, 2021|Science News
Occidental, the biggest oil and gas operator in the Permian, will take the carbon dioxide from the air and pump it into old wells to extract more oil.United Airlines aims to suck carbon dioxide from the friendly skies|Steven Mufson|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
I am today in Odessa, Texas, here to speak this afternoon at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
The Triassic flora is essentially similar to that of the higher Permian strata, though many of the genera are different.
A few words must be said of the fauna of the truly marine Permian beds.
The volcanic outbursts which followed became feebler in the Devonian and Carboniferous periods and ceased with the Permian.
Desert conditions, with confined inland seas, marked the Permian and Triassic periods.
Permian, per′mi-an, n. a group of strata forming the uppermost division of the Palezoic series.