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New Exeter exhibition at the tropical forest biome of Eden Project
Call for proposals to the VI EIAA, September 2024, San José de Guaviare, Colombia.
With an initiative funded by UKRI Translational Funds -Open Innovation Platform we have written and donated 250 books for the Vereda de Cerro Azul community in Guaviare.
All of our rock art symposium presentations are now available on the ICANH website.
We are pleased that our finding in collaboration with our Colombian and European partners have been selected as the ERC project of the month.
New paper by Clement et al brings indigenous perspectives to re-examine what we conceive as natural in Amazonia.
Watch international symposium of rock art.
When Europeans first encountered the Amazon rainforest they considered it pristine and the indigenous people who lived there as part of nature.
Scientists are to scan the Amazon forest in Brazil to look for evidence of occupation by ancient civilisations.
University of Exeter archaeologist José Iriarte talks to Cynthia Graber about his efforts to understand human activity.
Amazonian variety apparently died off after European colonization.
Forget small nomadic tribes and pristine jungle: the southern Amazon was likely covered in a network of large villages and ceremonial centers before Columbus.
Using satellite imagery to peer through the rainforest, archaeologists found evidence of ancient human communities buried in the Amazon Basin.
It seems the southern periphery of the Amazon was home to a million people before 1500 AD – far more than assumed.
Findings from Bolivia show plants were domesticated in region shortly after last ice age.
Beginning around 6,000 years ago, people living in the Amazon created fertile plots of land on which to grow food.