First Australians ate giant eggs of huge flightless birds, ancient proteins confirm – Science Daily

Proteins extracted from fragments of prehistoric eggshell found in the Australian sands confirm that the continent’s earliest humans consumed the eggs of a two-metre tall bird that disappeared into extinction over 47,000 years ago. Burn marks discovered on scraps of ancient …

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The Tonga eruption may have spawned a tsunami as tall as the Statue of Liberty – Science News Magazine

Support nonprofit journalism.The underwater eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on January 15, 2022, generated tsunamis that may have started out as a mound of water 90 meters tall.NASA Earth ObservatoryBy Sid PerkinsAugust 29, 2022 at 9:00 amThe massive …

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Archaeology and ecology combined sketch a fuller picture of past human-nature relationships – Science Daily

For decades now, archaeologists wielded the tools of their trade to unearth clues about past peoples, while ecologists have sought to understand current ecosystems. But these well-established scientific disciplines tend to neglect the important question of how humans and nature …

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Multiple habitats need protecting to save UK bumblebees, finds 10-year citizen science study – Science Daily

A study using 10 years of citizen science data from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s BeeWalk scheme has found that a variety of targeted conservation approaches are needed to protect UK bumblebee species. The findings are published the British Ecological Society’s …

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