In the Time of the Green Sahara (The Show Notes)

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Here are some very helpful documentaries:

Our other sources include:

Lorraine Boissoneault. “What Really Turned the Sahara Desert From a Green Oasis Into a Wasteland?” Smithsonian Magazine
Munyaradzi Makoni. “The “Green Sahara” Left Behind Fossil Rivers.” EOS
Ellen Briggs. “The People of the Green Sahara.” ESSAI Vol. 7, Article 11
Climate Policy Watcher: The Green Sahara Of The Past
uChicago News: “Stone Age Graveyard reveals Lifestyles of a ‘Green Sahara’: Two Successive Cultures Thrived Lakeside”
Savino de Lernia: “Building monuments, creating identity: Cattle cult as a social response to rapid environmental changes in the Holocene Sahara.” Quaternary International
“Abrupt onset and termination of the African Humid Period:: rapid climate responses to gradual insolation forcing.” Quaternary International
UNESCO: Lakes of Ounianga
“Rock Art in the Green Sahara (Neolithic).” SmartHistory
David K. Wright: “Humans as Agents in the Termination of the African Humid Period.” Frontiers
Kim Martineau: “When the Sahara Turned to Sand.” Columbia Climate School
Smithsonian: Egyptian Mummies
Temehu: Wan Muhuggiag
Stephanie Pappas: “Once-Green Sahara Hosted Early African Dairy Farms.” LiveScience
Michael D. Petraglia, Editor. “Inside the “African Cattle Complex”: Animal Burials in the Holocene Central Sahara.” PLoS One
Fred Wendorf: “Late Neolithic megalithic structures at Nabta Playa (Sahara), southwestern Egypt.”

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