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Did Fur Trappers Trigger Landscape Changes?

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The 18th century trappers who collected beaver pelts in the forest that is now Baltimore may also have made dramatic changes to the area's landscape, vegetation and waterways. A Johns Hopkins research team documenting the changes is part of a revolutionary project to investigate the history of urban ecosystems.

Seeds, pollen in sediment yield clues to human impact on ecosystems


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