A case of Karma : Revenge of the Incas

Anthropology, Archeology, History

Date: March 2019

Source: ScienceDirect

Inca Sun

55 million indigenous people died following the European conquest of the Americas beginning in 1492. A new study demonstrates that the Great Dying of the Indigenous
Peoples of the Americas led to the abandonment of enough cleared land in the Americas that the resulting terrestrial carbon uptake had a detectable impact on both atmospheric CO2 and global surface air temperatures in the two centuries prior to the Industrial Revolution.

Read more at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379118307261

Homo Sapiens Evolution

Anthropology

Date: January, 2019

Source: Trend in Ecology and Evolution

The view that Homo sapiens evolved from a single region/population within Africa has been given primacy in studies of human evolution. However, developments across multiple fields show that relevant data are no longer consistent with this view. A new study shows that Homo sapiens evolved within a set of interlinked groups living across Africa, whose connectivity changed through time.

Read more at: https://www.cell.com/trends/ecology-evolution/fulltext/S0169-5347(18)30117-4

A manuscript of an essay from Mme Blavatsky was published in The Theosophist, Vol. LXXXIII, N° 11, August 1962 – also available in BCW XIII, p.326, where she described the early races of Africa