Thursday, 9th May 14:00 - 15:40
Lucy, the Australopithecines and Early Bipedal Apes
Exploitation of Environmental Resources
Neanderthals and their Demise
Evidence from the Seabed for Hominin Occupation of the Coastal Zones throughout the last Million Years
Waterside hypotheses of human evolution assert that selection from wading, swimming and diving and procurement of food from aquatic habitats have significantly affected the evolution of the lineage leading to Homo sapiens as distinct from that leading to Pan. (p118)
Kuliukas, A., Morgan, E. (2011). Aquatic scenarios in the thinking on human evolution: What are they and how do they compare?. In: Vaneechoutte, M., Verhaegen, M., Kuliukas, A. (2011). Was Man More Aquatic in the Past?