Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins Presents Dark Earth Discoveries to Utah Audience
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Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins, Program Director for Environmental Sciences and Policy, presented discoveries made in the Amazon basin.
Patches of exceptionally fertile Amazonian soil found are thought to be the result of ancient civilization burning and clearing technique. Known as dark earths, these areas, which are common in ancient settlements, indicate not only about how ancient civilizations modified environments but how ancient cultures benefitted from sustainable living techniques.
To read more about Dr. WinklerPrins presentation and the reaction by the audience, visit this Utah Statesman article.
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