Saturday, March 8, 2014

They were one with nature

Nonsense. Man has always adapted his surroundings. If he hadn’t, we would not be here.

Plains Indians burned grasslands to direct buffalo. Forest Indians burned underbrush to give straight-line shots at deer. Some Southwest Indians made irrigation canals to their gardens.

Now, scientists find “undisturbed” jungles of SE Asia were not undisturbed at all.

‘The Remains of Prehistoric Plant Pollen Reveal that Humans Shaped Forests 11,000 years ago’

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/remnants-prehistoric-plant-pollen-reveal-humans-shaped-forests-11000-years-ago-180949985/?no-ist


At Maggie's Farm.

Read “1491” and “1493.”





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