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Mammals of New Guinea
A definitive published work on the mammals of New Guinea, the world's second largest island. The book presents information on all aspects of the island's mammals.
The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People
This is the story of how human beings have consumed the resources they need for their own future. It examines the original "future eaters" who were the first people to leave the Afro-Asian homeland
New Ages for the Last Australian Megafauna: Continent-Wide Extinction About 46,000 Years Ago
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This work reports burial ages for megafauna from 28 sites and infer extinction across the continent around 46,400 years ago, ruling out extreme aridity at the Last Glacial Maximum as the cause of extinction, but not other climatic impacts; a "blitzkrieg" model of human-induced extinction; or an extended period of anthropogenic ecosystem disruption.
The Future Eaters
Dinosaurs, dragons, and dwarfs: The evolution of maximal body size
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The body mass of the top species was found to increase with increasing land area, with a slope similar to that of the relation between body mass and home range area, suggesting that maximum body size is determined by the number of home ranges that can fit into a given land area.
First Mesozoic mammal from Australia—an early Cretaceous monotreme
Here we describe Australia's first known Mesozoic mammal and the first known early Cretaceous mammal from Gondwanaland. Steropodon galmani n. gen. and sp., discovered in early Cretaceous sediments at
The weather makers : the history and future impact of climate change
This book tells the story of climate spanning millions of years to help readers understand the predicament faced today. By burning fossil fuels we are increasing the levels of greenhouse gases in our
Phylogeny of the Pteropodidae (Mammalia, Chiroptera) Based on Dna Hybridization, With Evidence for Bat Monophyly
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It appears that anatomical specialisations for nectar- and pollen-feeding evolved (or were lost) several times within Pteropodidae, which supports bat monophyly and the family's Australo-Pacific or south-east Asian origin.
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