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What can fossils tell us about life near the South Pole during the Cretaceous?
Find out what types of forests & animals existed over 100 million years ago in Victoria and how we know about these ancient polar ecosystems.
Australia hosts the oldest ongoing culture in the world with aboriginal rock art providing an important window into what Australia’s first people were doing and the things that were important to them when it was created. However, in order to understand how these remarkable artworks might relate to things like changes in the climate and environment, we must know how old it is.
In this talk, Dr Helen Green will discuss the different scientific techniques being used to date Australia’s rock art and the importance of integrating traditional knowledges and western science.