U. of Utah research: Global cooling reduced fires after Columbus
Geography » University of Utah-led research suggests global cooling, not American Indians’ population crash, drove a reduction in fires.
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His study is to be published in the August edition of The Holocene. The journal’s title is a reference to the most recent geological epoch, covering the last 12,000 years.Funding came from the National Science Foundation and the Natural History Museum of Utah.
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