Exploring the Stone Age pantry

Perhaps agriculture itself is much older than presumed...

The consumption of wild cereals among prehistoric hunters and gatherers appears to be far more ancient than previously thought, according to a University of Calgary archaeologist who has found the oldest example of extensive reliance on cereal and root staples in the diet of early Homo sapiens more than 100,000 years ago.

(link) [EurekAlert!]

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Sheep in the News - West Bank Edition

Collateral damage.

Shepherds in the West Bank see livelihoods dwindle.

(link) [BBC News]

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