How clothing and climate change kickstarted agriculture

The need for clothing could have been the primary force that drove early humans into agriculture. After wearing clothes for warmth for so long during the last ice age, humans may have developed a sense of modesty that drove them to look for lighter clothing when global temperatures rose. Because of this need for lighter clothing, they may have turned to farming plants for textiles and raising sheep for wool, kickstarting the agricultural revolution. Read full article here


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