Century-Long Drought Was Mayans' Undoing

Civilization failed 'to adapt successfully to climate change': study

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 9, 2012 8:18 AM CST

(Newser) – The Mayan civilization collapsed at the hands of "a nearly century-long drought," says a UK-based researcher following a new study that the AFP reports has confirmed an existing climate-change theory. The Mayans' rise and fall "is an example of a sophisticated civilization...   Read full story »

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