Greening of Sahara Desert Triggered Early Human Migrations out of Africa

A team of scientists from the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and the University of Bremen (Germany) has determined that a major change in the climate of the Sahara and Sahel region of North Africa facilitated early human migrations from the African continent. Among the key findings are that the Sahara desert and the Sahel were considerably wetter around 9,000, 50,000 and 120,000 years ago than at present, allowing for the growth of trees instead of grasses.

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3 Responses to Greening of Sahara Desert Triggered Early Human Migrations out of Africa

  1. I have read reports that the Sahara, at one point was a largely a flood plain. Amazing.

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