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Drought Blamed for Fall of Mayan Civilization

Date:
May 15, 2012
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Summary:
Researchers in Mexico say the mighty Mayan civilization that thrived in central America for 2700 years from 1800 BC, might have been brought down by climate change. Based on research deep underground, the scientists say there's evidence of long-term drought during the period of population decline.
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