Mayan Civilization Doomed by Drought?

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. Photo Credit: cjuneau via Flickr.

Drought Blamed for Fall of Mayan Civilization
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50 comments

Huber F.
Huber F.3 years ago

ok.

Sarah M.
Sarah M.3 years ago

Sadly, we can never be sure what happened.

Nimue Pendragon
Nimue Pendragon3 years ago

OK

Carl T.
Carl T.3 years ago

HA, HA, did they predict their own end, I wonder???

Shelly Peterson
Shelly Peterson3 years ago

Thankyou for posting!

Loo Samantha
Loo sam3 years ago

noted

Hannah Short
Hannah Short3 years ago

I'm not sure it had anything to do with drought but i sure do know i am fascinated with the mayans and this is an interesting theory

Hannah Short
Hannah Short3 years ago

I'm not sure it had anything to do with drought but i sure do know i am fascinated with the mayans and this is an interesting theory

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson3 years ago

I super love history, and anything to do with the Mayans, Aztecs, Olmecs, native Americans, and ancient Egyptians

Nancy Black
Nancy Black3 years ago

We should worry even more about Global Warming.