The Role of Water in Human Evolution

Table of Contents


Evolution Basics

Emergence of Hominids ~ The Dry Old Way

New Ideas on the Emergence of Man ~

Paleoenvironment of Africa: How Wet is Wet?

Water and Human Migrations

Paleoenvironments of Some Prominent Fossil Finds

What Features Would be Expected in a Semi-Aquatic Ape - Do We Have Them?

The Human Love of Water

References and Links

"The Birth of Venus"
Sandro Botticelli 1445 - 1510

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Catherine Friedl
March 2000