Hunter-gatherers have less famine than agriculturalists

Biology Letters Published In Pages: 1-4
By Berbesque, J. Colette, Marlowe, Frank W., Shaw, Peter, Thompson, Peter


This study tests the common belief that hunter-gatherers suffer more famine than other subsistence types. Controlling for habitat quality, authors examine the relationship between famine and subsistence type and find that hunter-gatherers actually experience significantly less famine than other subsistence types.

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