Remembering Jamestown, and Exploring Its Ecology

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Monday marks the 400th anniversary of the landing at Jamestown; the arrival of the English colonists changed the American landscape dramatically.

Host Liane Hansen speaks with Charles C. Mann, author of the article "America, Found & Lost", published in this month's National Geographic magazine. In the words of Mann, "The English didn't discover a New World, they created one."

Two of the organisms that the colonial settlers brought with them that had long-lasting impact: the earthworm, and honey bees.



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