The Hot Zone

Changes in human culture match major climate shifts

A changing climate changes the environment. We know that. But it also may change culture. In a lesson that could have some relevance to human societies today, geographers at the University of Ottawa examined the overlap between climatic change and the changes in tool technology and other artifacts by Native American tribes during three ancient time periods. Humans have lived on the North American continent long enough to have experienced dramatic shifts in climate caused by ice sheet expansion and... [Read more]

Posted by Alison Hawkes on December 7, 2010 No Comments »
Category : Climates of the Past

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