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dc.contributor.authorJohnson, C.en
dc.contributor.authorAlroy, J.en
dc.contributor.authorBeeton, N.en
dc.contributor.authorBird, M.en
dc.contributor.authorBrook, B.en
dc.contributor.authorCooper, A.en
dc.contributor.authorGillespie, R.en
dc.contributor.authorHerrando-PÉrez, S.en
dc.contributor.authorJacobs, Z.en
dc.contributor.authorMiller, G.en
dc.contributor.authorPrideaux, G.en
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, R.en
dc.contributor.authorRodríguez-Rey, M.en
dc.contributor.authorSaltrÉ, F.en
dc.contributor.authorTurney, C.en
dc.contributor.authorBradshaw, C.en
dc.date.issued2016en
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of the Royal Society B, 2016; 283(1824):20152399-1-20152399-8en
dc.identifier.issn0962-8452en
dc.identifier.issn1471-2954en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/99352-
dc.descriptionPublished 10 February 2016en
dc.description.abstractDuring the Pleistocene, Australia and New Guinea supported a rich assemblage of large vertebrates. Why these animals disappeared has been debated for more than a century and remains controversial. Previous synthetic reviews of this problem have typically focused heavily on particular types of evidence, such as the dating of extinction and human arrival, and have frequently ignored uncertainties and biases that can lead to misinterpretation of this evidence. Here, we review diverse evidence bearing on this issue and conclude that, although many knowledge gaps remain, multiple independent lines of evidence point to direct human impact as the most likely cause of extinction.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityC. N. Johnson, J. Alroy, N. J. Beeton, M. I. Bird, B. W. Brook, A. Cooper, R. Gillespie, S. Herrando-Pe, rez, Z. Jacobs, G. H. Miller, G. J. Prideaux, R. G. Roberts, M. Rodrı, guez-Rey, F. Saltre, C. S. M. Turney, and C. J. A. Bradshawen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe Royal Societyen
dc.rights© 2016 The Author(s) Published by the Royal Society. All rights reserved.en
dc.subjectquaternary; prehistory; palaeoecology; archeology; human impacts; climate changeen
dc.titleWhat caused extinction of the Pleistocene megafauna of Sahul?en
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0030042559en
dc.identifier.doi10.1098/rspb.2015.2399en
dc.identifier.pubid234692-
pubs.library.collectionAustralian Centre for Ancient DNA publicationsen
pubs.library.teamDS03en
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidCooper, A. [0000-0002-7738-7851]en
dc.identifier.orcidHerrando-PÉrez, S. [0000-0001-6052-6854]en
dc.identifier.orcidSaltrÉ, F. [0000-0002-5040-3911]en
dc.identifier.orcidBradshaw, C. [0000-0002-5328-7741]en
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