Mud reveals secrets of when humans began to change planeton May 28, 2021 at 11:42 pm

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Scientists have tracked 4,000 years of human influence on the planet – all from long tubes of mud.

“The last 10,000 years was – climate-wise – relatively stable, so [that’s when] we’re able to pick up the influence of humans,” says Suzette Flantua, a global ecologist also at the University of Bergen, That influence started as soon as we – humans – began to clear wild vegetation to make space for ourselves, our crops and our livestock.

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