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Massive prehistoric circle near Stonehenge

Archaeologists have discovered a major new prehistoric monument only a short distance away from Stonehenge. Fieldwork and analysis have revealed evidence for 20 or more massive, prehistoric shafts, measuring more than 10 metres in diameter and 5 metres deep. These shafts form a circle more than 2 kilometres in diameter and enclose an area greater than 3 square kilometres around the Durrington Walls henge, one of Britain’s largest henge monuments, and the famous, smaller prehistoric circle at Woodhenge.

Ancient genomes uncover Irish passage tomb dynastic elite

Archaeologists and geneticists have shed new light on the earliest periods of Ireland’s human history. Among their incredible findings is the discovery that the genome of an adult male buried in the heart of the Newgrange passage tomb points to his parents being first-degree relatives, implying he was among a ruling social elite akin to the similarly inbred Inca god-kings and Egyptian pharaohs.

Calls To Replace Sweden’s King Charles XII Statue With Greta Thunberg

There are now calls in Sweden to replace historic statues, with a former Mayor suggesting that the famous Swedish King Charles XII, also known as Carolus Rex, be replaced with a statue of the climate activist Greta Thunberg. After statues…

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Where have the swans gone?

(Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)) Nearly 13 kilometres per year: that is the rate at which the wintering area of Bewick’s swans has shifted east over the past 50 years. It’s a discovery with consequences for the conservation of this migratory species, writes a team of researchers led by the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) in Global Change Biology.

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Where have the swans gone?

(Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)) Nearly 13 kilometres per year: that is the rate at which the wintering area of Bewick’s swans has shifted east over the past 50 years. It’s a discovery with consequences for the conservation of this migratory species, writes a team of researchers led by the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) in Global Change Biology.

Free online tool will enable farmers to deliver environmental benefits

(UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology ) A free web-based support tool will enable farmers to deliver environmental improvements and potentially attract payments for providing ‘public money for public goods’ under the new Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme. The tool has been developed by scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.

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Walk Miles and Miles to Halt Global Warming – IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

Viewpoint by Jonathan Power Long before the Coronavirus and global warming, the great philosopher Bertrand Russell wrote:” Unhappy men would increase their happiness more by walking 6 miles every day than by any conceivable change in philosophy.” LUND, Sweden (IDN)…

BBC Asks ‘What Is Climate Change?’; Scolds Readers With Lies

That’s the question posed by the all-activism all-the-time BBC in Britain. Some of us fondly remember the days when the Beeb meant I, Claudius or various adaptation of 19th-century English novels, but now it’s devolved into a tiresome Leftist scold, trying…

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Heightened interaction between neolithic migrants and hunter-gatherers in Western Europe

This study reports new genome-wide data for 101 prehistoric individuals from 12 archaeological sites in today’s France and Germany, dating from 7000-3000 BCE, and documents levels of admixture between expanding early Neolithic farmers and local hunter-gatherers seen nowhere else in Europe.