Collapse and Resilience of Ancient Societies

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A series of Science articles examines ways of coping with natural disasters, war and displacement, and climate change—not to mention resilience tactics in nature Hand Photography, People Photography, Social Worker Education, People Holding Hands, Iphone Wallpaper Sky, What Is Social, Coaching, Science Articles, Foster To Adopt

The science of resilience: What are the ingredients that help people cope?

A series of Science articles examines ways of coping with natural disasters, war and displacement, and climate change—not to mention resilience tactics in nature

Genes of ‘extinct’ Caribbean islanders found in living people: skeleton’s DNA counters myth that Taino population was completely wiped out Native American Prayers, Beach Honeymoon Destinations, 1000 Years, Extinct Animals, Beach Tops, First Nations, Anthropology, Real Women, Year Old

Genes of ‘extinct’ Caribbean islanders found in living people

1000-year-old skeleton’s DNA counters myth that Taino population was completely wiped out

In South Africa, humans not only survived but thrived during the biggest volcanic eruption of the last two million years. African Braids Hairstyles Pictures, Black Hairstyles, National Geographic, Animal Bones, Out Of Africa, Hair Pictures, Black History, Travel Inspiration, Survival

These Ancient Humans Survived a Supervolcano

In South Africa, humans not only survived but thrived during the biggest volcanic eruption of the last two million years.

Centuries of hardship from volcanic eruptions transformed ancient communities in the Ecuadorian Andes region into a complex, artistic, and warlike civilization. Off The Map, Anthropology, Destruction, Archaeology, Coast, Country Roads, Mountains, History, Travel

How Volcanoes Destroy and Nurture Societies

Centuries of hardship from volcanic eruptions transformed ancient communities in the Ecuadorian Andes region into a complex, artistic, and warlike civilization.

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The Indiana Jones of collapsed cultures: Our Western civilization itself is a bubble

Bill Gates may think we're living in the greatest time in history. But the same elements of our society that have allowed Western civilization to succeed also spell its impending collapse. Anthropologist Ted Fischer interviews fellow Vanderbilt anthropologist Arthur Demarest for some perspective on why we're in trouble.