Kristina Douglass Archives - State of the Planet

Ancient Eggshell Fragments Crack Giant Elephant Bird’s Life Secrets

In a region where skeletal fossils are poorly preserved, old eggshells are opening a window into the evolution, diet and distribution of Madagascar’s extinct birds.

by |February 28, 2023
The research team in Madagscar presenting their archeological research.

Cataloging the Past for Clues to Future Climate Adaptation

A Q&A with archaeologist and anthropologist Kristina Douglass, who studies the evolving relationships between people and the environment.

by |February 7, 2023

Columbia Climate School Announces First Faculty Hire

Archaeologist and anthropologist Kristina Douglass joins faculty from many centers and departments already teaching at the Climate School.

by |May 24, 2022