Everglades islands are trash heaps

Monday, March 21, 2011 - 13:30 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Cosmic Log: Trash heaped into mounds by early settlers of the Everglades about 5,000 years ago helped give rise to "tree islands" that today are a refuge for alligators, birds, panthers and other wildlife, according to new research.

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