According to the Canadian Museum of History, one of the primary ways geography affected early civilizations was in determining the location of settlements. Since early humans needed access to water and fertile ground for... More »

Geography mixes hard science and the humanities to show how humans have grown over the ages. Cultural geography studies how culture and geography affect one another. Physical geography examines the physical aspects of th... More »

Geography affects lifestyles worldwide in varying ways, and it is one of the reasons for cultural diversity. A lot of what people are able to do in their region comes from geography, from building materials to crop culti... More »

Factors affecting life expectancy include access to and the quality of health care, genetics, living conditions, hygiene, and diet. Scientists are still debating the relative importance of these factors in determining li... More »

Neanderthals in most ways resembled modern humans, but they lacked complete upright posture and had a shorter stature, a stockier build and greater strength. The cranium and face had significantly more robust features. T... More »

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An example of applied anthropology would be a professional or scholar hired by a government to dwell among a native tribe and analyze ways in which the tribe communicates and to bridge gaps with the client. Applied anthr... More »

Access to water bodies, climate changes and land formation affect agriculture and concentration of human settlements. Soil fertility and a balanced ecosystem influence interaction between humans and the environment. More »