Niche construction, feedback cascades, and how food is produced in Polynesia – Extended Evolutionary Synthesis

Few cultural practices are more fundamentally tied to the environment than agriculture. Because of this, archaeological explanations for the development of food production systems throughout the world have privileged the concept of adaptation. Adaptation in this context has referred to the functional role played by agricultural techniques in an environmental context, for instance the development…

Source: Niche construction, feedback cascades, and how food is produced in Polynesia – Extended Evolutionary Synthesis