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Persistent tropical foraging in the highlands of terminal Pleistocene/Holocene New Guinea

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The terminal Pleistocene/Holocene boundary (approximately 12–8 thousand years ago) represented a major ecological threshold for humans, both as a significant climate transition and due to the emergence of agriculture around this time. In the highlands of New Guinea, climatic and environmental changes across this period have been highlighted as potential drivers of one of the earliest domestication processes in the world. We present a terminal Pleistocene/Holocene palaeoenvironmental record (1...

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10.1038/s41559-016-0044

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Sub department:
Archaeology Research Lab
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Nature Ecology & Evolution Journal website
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1
Issue:
3
Article number:
0044
Publication date:
2017-02-06
Acceptance date:
2016-12-05
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2397-334X
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708500
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2017-08-18

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