What happens during this time?
Extreme glaciation event, known as the Snowball Earth event
The split between freshwater streptophyte and chlorophyte green algae lineages occurred during this time
Origin of special cell division structures in algae
First animal fossils
Possible water mold (oomycete) fossils
"First mass extinction of complex life" at the end of Neoproterozoic (Darroch et al. 2015)