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Humans weren’t always agents of destruction when arriving on uninhabited islands – Phys.org

An international team of researchers led by Griffith University discovered the arrival of ancient humans to uninhabited islands doesn’t always lead to widespread…

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An international team of researchers led by Griffith University discovered the arrival of ancient humans to uninhabited islands doesn’t always lead to widespread extinctions as is often thought.
Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the research team examined archaeological and paleontological records of all islands inhabited by humans over the last 2.6 million years, finding they weren’t always destructive agents and their arrival often had minimal impacts on biodiversity…

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