Pastor David Bowen is pastor of Standing Stones Community Church in Phoenix, AZ.
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Within 100 years, however, rising water at the end of the last glaciation flooded the site, sealing it with deposits that contain shells of freshwater molluscs."8,000 B. - Ancient Ruins / India - "At Poompuhur, facing the Bay of Bengal, Indian divers found a horseshoe-shaped object, measuring 85 metres in length, in water more than 23 metres deep.
According to one scientist, the land on which this structure was built last stood above water more than 11,000 years ago.
In January , Indian marine scientists discovered what may be the more extensive remains of two ancient cities in the Gulf of Cambay.
The site spans an area of about 25 square kilometres, 35 metres deep, which, until as late as 6,900 years ago, was entirely above water.
Some of those carbon products transfer from the roots to symbiotic fungi and soil microbes, which store the carbon in soil as humus.
[NP] The invention of agriculture some 10,000 years ago disrupted these ancient soil-building processes.
Today agriculture and other land-use changes account for about a third of global greenhouse gas emissions. The event left the country rich with the soil that has nurtured Ireland's flora and fauna for centuries, and which offered a hospitable environment for migrating people to settle and plant seeds."- First Nations people / Canada - "Archaeologists have found evidence that proves First Nations people were in New Brunswick more than 10,000 years ago.
[NP] Agriculture spread throughout the Fertile Crescent and use of pottery became more widespread. - Amesbury in Wiltshire confirmed as oldest UK settlement - "A Wiltshire town has been confirmed as the longest continuous settlement in the United Kingdom. P.] Amesbury, including Stonehenge, has been continually occupied since 8820BC, experts have found. They range in date from 8,000 "Stonehenge was for a long while thought to have been built slowly - over about 1000 years between 2,100 and 1,100 BC.
Larger settlements like Jericho arose along salt and flint trade routes. This chronology was called into question in 1996 by new archaeological evidence.
[....]" [Based on: Discover Magazine article (Could Dirt help Heal the Climate? [NP] For years archaeologists suspected the First Nations history might go way back because there had been small, individual finds, but Hurricane Earl helped reveal even more.
[NP] But for the first time, a large campsite has been uncovered that proves people moved through the area when ice still covered parts of the province.