BOOK REVIEW | Amazon Expeditions: My Quest for the Ice-Age Equator
Review by Elizabeth Quill
By Elizabeth Quill, 14:53 PM June 5, 2008
In 1964, Paul Colinvaux began his life’s work—trying to
understand the ice-age climate of the Amazon through mud cores and the pollen
found within. Having sharpened his drill in the
Then in 1969, ornithologist Jurgen Haffer proposed a hypothesis to explain the Amazon’s vast biodiversity. During the last ice age (which peaked about 21,000 y...
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