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Early maize of Peru is highlighted in BBC’s 2012 Archaeology News
Read full article at PNAS.
800 Year Old Farmers Could Teach Us How To Protect the Amazon
In the face of mass deforestation of the Amazon, we could learn from its earliest inhabitants who managed their farmland sustainably.
Amazon Was Not All Manufactured Landscape
Small, shifting human populations existed in the Amazon before the arrival of Europeans, with little long-term effect on the forest. That’s the result of research led by Crystal McMichael and Mark Bush of the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT).