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11 000 years of fire history and climate in the mountain hemlock rain forests of southwestern British Columbia based on sedimentary charcoal
Little is known about the role of fire in the mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carriere) rain forests of southern British Columbia. High-resolution analysis of macroscopic charcoal fromExpand
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Climate Change and Culture Change on the Southern Coast of British Columbia 2400-1200 Cal. B.P.: An Hypothesis
The Marpole phase of the Gulf of Georgia, SW British Columbia (2400–1200 cal B.P.) is recognized by many archaeologists as a significant period of culture change. Concurrent with this cultural phaseExpand
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Ancient Clam Gardens Increased Shellfish Production: Adaptive Strategies from the Past Can Inform Food Security Today
Maintaining food production while sustaining productive ecosystems is among the central challenges of our time, yet, it has been for millennia. Ancient clam gardens, intertidal rock-walled terracesExpand
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Ancient Shellfish Mariculture on the Northwest Coast of North America
While there is increasing recognition among archaeologists of the extent to which non-agricultural societies have managed their terrestrial ecosystems, the traditional management of marine ecosystemsExpand
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Long-Term Fire Regime Estimated from Soil Charcoal in Coastal Temperate Rainforests
Coastal temperate rainforests from southeast Alaska through to southern Oregon are ecologically distinct from forests of neighboring regions, which have a drier, or more continental, climate andExpand
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Indigenous marine resource management on the Northwest Coast of North America
There is increasing recognition among anthropologists that indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast actively managed their terrestrial and marine resources and ecosystems. Such management practicesExpand
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Documenting ancient plant management in the northwest of North America 1
Ethnographic literature documents the pervasiveness of plant-management strategies, such as prescribed burning and other kinds of cultivation, among Northwest Peoples after European contact. InExpand
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Observations of climate change among subsistence-oriented communities around the world
A review of climatic changes reported by subsistence-oriented communities around the world highlights the contribution that such local observations can make to our understanding of the impact ofExpand
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The Past, Present, and Future of Traditional Resource and Environmental Management
We live in a world where biological and cultural diversity are being lost at dizzying rates. As ethnobiologists we know that losses of diversity in both of these realms are inextricably intertwined.Expand
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