All posts tagged with colonization

Lag times of biological invasions

10 minute read

A biological invasion occurs when a species rapidly colonizes a new geographical area. The new area is often very far from the regions considered to be part ...

Rats in the radiocarbon (or vice versa)

6 minute read

The story of the New Zealand rat bones is a bit deeper than the press reports (e.g., this AP report). The main idea is that the rat radiocarbon dates support...