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The primeval forests of the past and the biodiversity of today

Notions of the ecosystems of the past plays a major role in the debate on biodiversity. Professor emeritus Bent Odgaard and others document on the basis of measuring e.g. titanium in a borehole on Mols that the primeval forest before agriculture came was dense and not particularly affected by large grazers in contrast to theories of rewilding

Bent Odgaard, professor emeritus, Department of Geoscience
Bent Odgaard, professor emeritus, Department of Geoscience

Read the article by Odgaard and Klamt on Videnskab.dk. (In Danish)

Read the following comments from the biologists Ejrnæs, Bruun og Svenning.

Read Odgaard and Klamt's response to the comments.