Thursday, May 11, 2006

Blame Climate Change Not Hunter for North American Mega-Extinction

According to a recent study published by Guthrie in Nature, climate change drove mammoths and horses to extinction in Alaska and the Yukon Territory almost 12,000 years ago, not human hunting.  Science report  Guthrie's study contradicts previously published studies, noted in this blog, that suggested human hunters were the culprits.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/2006/05/megaextinction_.html

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