“ The findings are important because they contradict
long-held stereotypes about early Western versus early New World
settlements that rest on the idea that “if you find it in Europe, it’s a
city. If you find it somewhere else, it has to be something else,” Prof Heckenberger said. “They have quite remarkable planning.”
Because it means at least one area of “pristine” Amazon has a long
history of human activity, the find could change not only how scientists
assess the flora and fauna, but also how conservationists preserve the
remains of forest so heavily cleared it is the world’s largest soybean
producing area. “
another proof of indigenous genius, if you still needed any.
my little windowsill-garden has been growing so much since i last showed you! i bought a small shelf to have a bit more space and be able to give more of my babies the chance to get enough sunlight. i am really, really happy about the way it looks and so proud of the way it is going.