Scientists laser-scan Amazon for evidence of ancient civilizations…

This recent article from the BBC discusses a project that uses drones to laser-scan the amazon to detect anthropogenic landforms / earthworks, evidence of ancient civilizations in the Amazon – the most expansive wilderness […]

More on the 10,400 year history of human habitation in the Bolivian Amazon

Here’s a follow-up article (below) related to the one I just posted on the dating old forest islands in the Moxos region of the Bolivian Amazon — From NBC News […]

Chinampa: Raised-bed hydrological agriculture

Note: Following is a paper I wrote years ago (2006), when I first became interested in the history, evolution, and eventual Spanish-inflicted decline of Aztec Chinampa agriculture. The essay draws […]