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Climate change likely led to violence in early Andean populations

Climate change in current times has created problems for humans such as wildfires and reduced growing seasons for staple crops, spilling over into economic...

Early urbanism found in the Amazon

More than 20 years ago, Dr. Heiko Prumers from the German Archaeological Institute and Prof. Dr. Carla Jaimes Betancourt from the University of Bonn,...

The superfoods that fueled ancient Andeans through 2,500 years of turmoil

What if Indigenous diets could save our politically and ecologically strained planet? The answer may lie in the success of an ancient civilization high...

Mummified parrots point to trade in the ancient Atacama desert

Ancient Egyptians mummified cats, dogs, ibises and other animals, but closer to home in the South American Atacama desert, parrot mummies reveal that between...

Ancient Amazonian farmers fortified valuable land they had spent years making fertile to protect it

Ancient Amazonian communities fortified valuable land they had spent years making fertile to protect it from conflict, excavations show.Excavation in progress Farmers in Bolivia...

Pre-Inca ceremonial pieces found in Bolivia’s Tiwanaku

A group of 45 pre-Inca ceremonial objects have been discovered at the archaeological site of Tiwanaku, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Bolivia. Selection...