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Evidence for drought and forest declines during the recent megafaunal extinctions in Madagascar

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Aim There remains some uncertainty concerning the causes of extinctions of Madagascar's megafauna. One hypothesis is that they were caused by over-hunting by humans. A second hypothesis is that their extinction was caused by both environmental change and hunting. This paper systematically addresses the second hypothesis through examination of two new pollen records from south-eastern Madagascar alongside other published records across the island. Location South-eastern Madagascar. Methods We ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
506-519
Publication date:
2010-03-01
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EISSN:
1365-2699
ISSN:
0305-0270
Source identifiers:
210581
Language:
English
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pubs:210581
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uuid:c1a4fa56-1c55-40b1-8ce6-c404444cf25b
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pubs:210581
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2013-11-16

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