Large mammals become extinct in South America, which was not covered in a continental ice sheet.
Hunter-gatherer lifestyle is increasingly unsustainable. Domestication Revolution begins in Fertile Crescent and the Americas. Migration wave of pastoral societies from steppe regions (generally between the Caspian and Black Seas) into the Fertile Crescent, India, and Europe.
Places such as today’s Libya are forced to become farms for Rome, with the agricultural practices eventually turning Libya into the desert nation it is today. Much of Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, and surrounding regions are deforested by Rome, eventually turning it into desert.
In the Caribbean, agricultural Arawakan peoples begin migrating along the archipelago from South America, eventually displacing/absorbing the hunter-gatherer peoples there.
My energy and the human journey essay, published in 2014, will be periodically updated, but this essay likely will not be revised much in the future.
This essay was partially intended as an antidote to nationalism, and I believe that it gets the point across, and continuing to chart the decline of the American Empire holds little interest for me, as I am after bigger game and only have so many hours in a day and years in a life.
This year, they made a stop in the tiny island community of Saint Michael.
Not many Americans will find this essay an enjoyable read, but that is not its purpose.
Please do not take my word for anything, but find out for yourself what is true for you.
This isn’t Porg in the passenger seat in the Millennium Falcon.
This is one family in Lafayette, California celebrating Christmas like any Star Wars fans would..building a life-sized Millennium Falcon on their roof in honor of the Last Jedi being released.
Rome was forced by the population loss to recruit barbarian troops.
The first mass conversions to Christianity were apparently a consequence of the epidemic. Germanic peoples invade the Roman Empire’s lands in Europe during the late 400s, including the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Great Britain.