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Amazon Tribe Wins Lawsuit Against Big Oil, Saving Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest
17th May 2019 | | Earth, Humans

After a long legal battle, the Waorani people have successfully protected half a million acres of their ancestral territory in the Amazon rainforest from being mined for oil drilling by huge oil corporations.

Curtin planetary scientist unravels mystery of Egyptian desert glass
16th May 2019 | Ancient, Earth, Space

A researcher has solved a 100-year-old riddle by discovering that glass found in the Egyptian desert was created by a meteorite impact. These findings have implications for understanding the threat posed by asteroids.

Machu Picchu: Fury over plans for new multi-billion pound airport next to ancient Inca citadel
16th May 2019 | | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Archaeologists and historians fear development will cause ‘irreparable damage’ to world heritage site and surrounding Sacred Valley.

Fossil teeth push the human-Neandertal split back to about 1 million years ago
16th May 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

A new study estimates the age of these hominids’ last common ancestor.

Oldest Scandinavian human DNA found in ancient chewing gum
16th May 2019 | Ancient, Humans

The results show that the individuals shared close genetic affinity to other hunter-gatherers in Sweden and to early Mesolithic populations from Ice Age Europe.

Humans Crawled Through a Cave 14,000 Years Ago. We Can Still See Their Perfectly Preserved Footprints.
16th May 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

To light their way, these late Stone Age people likely burned bundles of pine sticks, which archaeologists also found in the cave.

What Do Native Americans Want From a President?
14th May 2019 | | Humans

Tribes have had the same hopes and dreams for generations. Will the 2020 presidential candidates hear them?

Who’s Our Ancestral Species? Not This South African Hominin, Scientists Say
14th May 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

Team calculated it’s unlikely that Australopithecus sediba, which existed 800,000 years after the earliest-known human, was ancestral to the human lineage.

Facing Extinction Of Their Culture, Indigenous Australians Ask United Nations For Help
14th May 2019 | Earth, Humans

They fear that with the effects of climate change, their culture will soon vanish. They argue that by failing to protect them, their government has violated their basic human rights.

‘It could change everything’: coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa
13th May 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global trade.

‘Reconstruction’ begins of stone age lands lost to North Sea
13th May 2019 | | Ancient, Earth

Scientists to create 3D map of submerged Mesolithic landscape of Doggerland.

Ancient DNA suggests that some Northern Europeans got their languages from Siberia
13th May 2019 | Ancient, Humans

The findings highlight the way in which a combination of genetic, archaeological, and linguistic data can converge to tell the same story about what happened in particular areas in the distant past.

There’s no such thing as an Aboriginal ‘alien’ – and the high court should say so
13th May 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

Deporting Indigenous peoples strips them of their identity and right to country and devalues their cultural obligations and responsibilities.

Researchers document the oldest known trees in eastern North America
13th May 2019 | Earth

Bald cypress trees in North Carolina, including one tree at least 2,624 years old, are the oldest known living trees in eastern North America and the oldest known wetland tree species in the world.

Prehistoric Medicine: How Archaic Humans Cured Themselves
13th May 2019 | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Long before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, people were using antibiotics to combat infections.

This Man’s DNA Is the Oldest in North America
9th May 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

After getting his DNA tested, Darrell “Dusty” Crawford learned that his ancestors were already in the Americas about 17,000 years ago, according to the Great Falls Tribune, a Montana newspaper.

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