A 23,000 years built wall found at the prehistoric Theopetra Cave in Thessaly, Greece. The oldest Anatomically Modern Human footprint in Europe?

The Theopetra Cave is one of the recently studied ‘prehistoric heavens’ in Greece. It can be rightfully claimed as such because its study has already provided us with plethora of  information, including climate changes in the long past and evolution of human life in the area during the Paleolithic era. This article provides the reader with a summary on the various finds. Continue reading “A 23,000 years built wall found at the prehistoric Theopetra Cave in Thessaly, Greece. The oldest Anatomically Modern Human footprint in Europe?”

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Worst Mediterranean drought in 900 years has human fingerprints all over it

In a warming world, we expect to see increases in some extreme weather events. The science is pretty clear that in some parts of the world, drought and heat waves have and will continue to increase. In other areas, more severe storms along with precipitation and flooding have increased. Drought, heat waves, and floods are examples of changes to weather and climate patterns that will have costs for human society. Continue reading “Worst Mediterranean drought in 900 years has human fingerprints all over it”

Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Ulf Büntgen, Vladimir S. Myglan, Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist, Michael McCormick, Nicola Di Cosmo, Michael Sigl, Johann Jungclaus, Sebastian Wagner, Paul J. Krusic, Jan Esper, Jed O. Kaplan, Michiel A. C. de Vaan, Jürg Luterbacher, Lukas Wacker, Willy Tegel & Alexander V. Kirdyanov. Continue reading “Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD”

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