Geographer co-authors study on ancient Amazonian farming methods

04/10/2012 | Voice of America · ABC (Australia)

Geographer Mitchell Power, curator of the University of Utah's Natural History Museum, is part of a team of researchers discovering how some Amazon farmers prior to the 1500s used raised wetland beds to produce their crops without slash-and-burn or other techniques that rely on fire. The results of the study on how ancient farming methods could slow the destruction of the Amazon rain forest were recently published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academies of Science.

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