• Early human impacts and ecosystem reorganization in southern-central Africa 

      Thompson, Jessica; Wright, David K.; Ivory, Sarah J; Choi, Jeong-Heon; Nightingale, Sheila; Mackay, Alex; Schilt, Flora; Otarola-Castillo, Erik; Mercader, Julio; Forman, Steven L.; Pietsch, Timothy; Cohen, Andrew S.; Arrowsmith, J. Ramon; Welling, Menno; Davis, Jacob; Schiery, Benjamin; Kaliba, Potiphar; Malijani, Oris; Blome, Margaret W.; O'Driscoll, Corey A.; Mentzer, Susan M.; Miller, Christopher E.; Heo, Seoyoung; Choi, Jungyu; Tembo, Joseph; Mapemba, Fredrick; Simengwa, Davie; Gomani-Chindebvu, Elizabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-05-05)
      Modern Homo sapiens engage in substantial ecosystem modification, but it is difficult to detect the origins or early consequences of these behaviors. Archaeological, geochronological, geomorphological, and paleoenvironmental ...
    • Global acceleration in rates of vegetation change over the past 18,000 years 

      Mottl, Ondrej; Flantua, Suzette; Bhatta, Kuber Prasad; Felde, Vivian Astrup; Giesecke, Thomas; Goring, Simon; Grimm, Eric C.; Haberle, Simon G.; Hooghiemstra, Henry; Ivory, Sarah J; Kuneš, Petr; Wolters, Steffen; Seddon, Alistair William Robin; Williams, John W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Global vegetation over the past 18,000 years has been transformed first by the climate changes that accompanied the last deglaciation and again by increasing human pressures; however, the magnitude and patterns of rates ...