Ozone Depletion May Have Caused Earth's Largest Mass Extinction

8/9/2018; 3 minutes

UC Berkeley graduate student Jeffrey Benca demonstrates the experiment showing how pine trees became temporarily sterile when exposed to intense UV radiation, supporting the theory that ozone depletion may have caused the Earth's largest mass extinction (the Permian Extinction). (#33954)

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