We will use DNA extracted from museum specimens of four bird species that went extinct in North America in the Twentieth Century to determine the sizes and distributions of their populations leading up to their final days.
Archaeological survey and excavation on two sites dating to about 900 AD in Botswana. I'll investigate subsistence and trade networks among Early Iron Age societies before the appearance of southern Africa's first kingdom.
When the environment changes, why do some species survive and others vanish? We seek answers to this question in the past and present traces left by the four closely related members of the charismatic Callipepla quail.
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