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Drying inland seas probably helped kill Australia’s megafauna

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Abstract


  • Events some 40,000 to 60,000 years ago marked a critical juncture in the Australian continent’s history. This is when humans first arrived and also the time when many huge beasts, known as megafauna, seem to have disappeared. So what caused their demise: humans, a changing climate, or both?

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Cohen, T., Nanson, G., Jansen, J. & Larsen, J. (2015). Drying inland seas probably helped kill Australia’s megafauna. The Conversation, 26 February 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3868&context=smhpapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2846

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 26 February

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Events some 40,000 to 60,000 years ago marked a critical juncture in the Australian continent’s history. This is when humans first arrived and also the time when many huge beasts, known as megafauna, seem to have disappeared. So what caused their demise: humans, a changing climate, or both?

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Cohen, T., Nanson, G., Jansen, J. & Larsen, J. (2015). Drying inland seas probably helped kill Australia’s megafauna. The Conversation, 26 February 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3868&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2846

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 26 February

Place Of Publication


  • Australia