• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • James Freyr
  • Mike Haasl
  • paul wheaton
  • Dave Burton
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Joseph Lofthouse
garden masters:
  • Carla Burke
  • Steve Thorn
  • Eric Hanson

Jungles of South East Asia are a 11,000 year old Food forest

Posts: 1703
Location: Western Washington
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
A recently paper from Queens University Belfast and Cambridge published in the Journal of Archeological Science says that mounting evidence shows that people living in South East Asia have been intensively managing the Rain Forest there since the end of the Pleistocene. And that "[evidence] suggest(s) that the forests of this vast region are, to an extent, a cultural artefact[sic]"



and article (there is an annoying video add)


The take? One of the most diverse abundant ecosystems on earth may be largely man made

Edit: removed redundant 'publish'
Willie Smits increased rainfall 25% in three years by planting trees. Tiny ad:
Heat your home with the twigs that naturally fall of the trees in your yard
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!