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To Decorate ourselves is Human

Personal decoration might date back 100,000 years, much longer than previously thought

Pierced shells found in Israel and Algeria could show personal decoration might date back 100,000 years, much longer than previously thought. Well preserved fossil of 100 million-year-old bird-like animal found in China could be the ancestor of all modern species. Saving forests, including the cloud forest in Oman, and reforestation in Brazil. How the Aymara people of South America perceive time and the way that affects their language.

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BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project

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