anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Article: Glimpsing prehistory in today’s Amazon rainforest

Here’s a snippet from a recent article in Popular Archaeology exploring the contemporary plight of Amazonian peoples and going further to pose the question: “how does the knowledge of the […]

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 […]

A plant from Chile that kills and eats sheep… Puya chilensis

Puya chilensis, a temperate climate evergreen perennial and close relative to the comparatively tame pineapple, catches, kills and feeds off of relatively large mammals, including sheep. P. chilensis doesn’t consume […]