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Our tall, wet forests were not open and park-like when colonists arrived – and we shouldn’t be burning them

All the evidence – colonial accounts and records, First Peoples’ testimony and scientific data – points to the existence of widespread tall, dense forests 250 years ago.
Measurement of the Makpan Cave archaeological excavation box, Alor. Author provided.

The story of the first Alor people adapting to climate change 43,000 years ago

The excavation of Makpan Cave on the southwest coast of Alor in mid-2016 successfully discovered new evidence that humans settled on Alor Island, East Nusa Tenggara, around 43,000 years ago.
Drapeau indigène superposé à un berceau d'hôpital, avec un ancien formulaire de naissance en arrière-plan. The Conversation

« Trop de bébés aborigènes » : l’histoire secrète du contrôle de la population aborigène en Australie dans les années 1960-1970

Dans les années 1960-1970, le gouvernement australien a cherché de diverses façons à réduire la fécondité des femmes aborigènes.


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