Resource stress and subsistence diversification across societies

Nature Sustainability Vol/Iss. 3 Springer Published In Pages: 737-745
By Ember, Carol R. , Ringen, Erik J. , Dunnington, Jack , Pitek, Emily


Increased frequency of famine will be associated with increased subsistence diversity.


Subsistence diversity is measured by ecoregion diversity (median delta = -.81; PP=.15) and activity diversity (median delta = -.01; PP=.48).


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