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February 9, 2015
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High Life in the Andes, 12,000 Years Ago

With the help of UA researchers, archaeologists have discovered that the highest known human occupation sites also are the world’s oldest, challenging theories about the speed of human adaptation to high-altitude living. Researchers at the University of Arizona have helped … Continue reading

March 24, 2012
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Study of Patagonian Glacier’s Rise and Fall Adds to Understanding of Global Climate Change

Glaciers play a vital role in Earth’s climate system, and it’s critical to understand what contributes to their fluctuation. Increased global temperatures are frequently viewed as the cause of glacial melt, but a new study of Patagonia’s Gualas Glacier highlights … Continue reading

November 13, 2010
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Catastrophic Drought Looms for Capital City of Bolivia

*Historical ecology of the Andes indicates desert-like setting on the horizon*  Catastrophic drought is on the near-term horizon for the capital city of Bolivia, according to new research into the historical ecology of the Andes.  If temperatures rise more than 1.5 … Continue reading