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We have pointed out some insights that have already been gained from the earliest traces of life in the Lower Archean, due to the significant combined progress of stable isotope geochemistry and micropaleontology (Section 2). The ascent of multicellular life can by now be documented convincingly (Section 3). 1). This is especially convincing in the coevolution of plants and animals, known in a given geographical region. In such cases, evolution can be followed up in exhaustive detail, as we have done in our region for the sake of illustration (Section 4).