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Easter Island discovery: all options remain open

According to the current paradigm, the remote and enigmatic Easter Island, in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, is thought to have been discovered and settled by Polynesian sailors between about 800 and 1200 CE. However, recent studies using the latest genomic,

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Second issue of the new open-access journal Quaternary

The second issue the recently created open-access jorunal Quaternary has just been released. This issue contains ten papers: an editorial on Quaternary highlights, a paleoinsight and eight research papers. Five of these research papers belong to the special issue ‘Advances in Quaternary

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Paleoecology of Easter Island – new eBook

After more than three decades of paleoecological research, the potential role of climatic and anthropogenic drivers on Easter Island’s ecological and cultural change is still under discussion. A new eBook published by Frontiers (Lausane, Switzerland) provides a synthetic view of

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Special issue on island colonization by humans

The journal Quaternary launches a new special issue entitled “The human footprint on islands – the ecological impact of discovery and colonization” edited by Erik de Boer (Institute of earth Science jaume Almera-CSIC, Spain), Lea de Nascimento (University of La Laguna, Spain),

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First issue of the new open-access journal Quaternary

The first issue of the newly-created open-access jorunal called ‘Quaternary‘ has just been released. This issue contains eight papers: two editorials, a communication, four research papers and a review. Five of these papers belong to the special issue ‘Advances in

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Quaternary palaeoinsights open for submission

The journal Quaternary launches a new Topical Collection entitled Palaeoinsights, which aim is to provido a forum for essays and opinion papers on topics of interest for the science of Quaternary and for palaeosciences, in general. This collection is aimed

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Who is the author of your paper? Honestly

Usually, a photograph has a single author, that of the person who actually toke the photo. For example, the below picture would say: Photo by PL. The same is true for a painting, a symphony or a novel, even for

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