Past and future patterns of freshwater mussel extinctions in North America during the Holocene

@inproceedings{Haag2009PastAF,
  title={Past and future patterns of freshwater mussel extinctions in North America during the Holocene},
  author={Wendell R. Haag},
  year={2009}
}
  • W. Haag
  • Published 2009
  • Environmental Science
Humans have had profound impacts on the ecology of North America both before and since colonization by Europeans. Modern-day human impacts extend to nearly every type of habitat, but evidence for pre-Columbian human impacts is limited almost exclusively to terrestrial ecosystems. In pre-Columbian times, human activities, especially burning and agriculture, transformed significant areas of North America (Delcourt and Delcourt 2004; Mann . 2005; see also Chapter 11 in this volume) and, in some… 

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