Shifting Baselines

According to the BBC, a team of researchers discovered a new giant clam species in the Red Sea that may have been one of the first marine species over-exploited by humans. The team discovered fossil evidence to suggest the giant clam population plummeted at the same time humans appeared in the Red Sea area–125,000 years ago. Read the full story here.


  1. #1 BlueMako
    September 3, 2008

    I wonder if someone will try to blame THIS on an asteroid…

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    January 21, 2009

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