Where did the Mayans go?

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Reference List:

  1. Charles Q. Choi, ‘Collapse of Mayan Civilization Traced to Dry Spells’, February 23, 2012.http://www.livescience.com/18624-collapse-mayan-civilization-climate-change.html
  2. Dauna Coulter, The Fall of the Maya: ‘They Did it to Themselves’, October 6 2009. http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2009/06oct_maya/
  3. Guy Gugliotta, ‘Maya Rise and Fall’, August, 2007. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/08/maya-rise-fall/gugliotta-text/1
  4. Jessica Cecil, ‘The Fall of the Mayan Civilisation’, February 17, 2011. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/cultures/maya_01.shtml
  5. Joseph Stromberg, ‘Why did the Mayan Civilization Collapse? A New Study Points to Deforestation and Climate Change’, August 23, 2012. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-did-the-mayan-civilization-collapse-a-new-study-points-to-deforestation-and-climate-change-30863026/?no-ist
  6. Wynne Parry, ‘What Was Behind Mysterious Collapse of the Mayan Empire?’, August 22, 2012. http://www.livescience.com/22581-mayan-empire-collapse-explained.html

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  1. Nordisk familjebok, G. Mülzel, [Public domain]
  2. Slash and burn agriculture in the Amazon, Matt Zimmerman, [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]
  3. The Castillo ,Teoberto Maler, [Public Domain]
  4. Dry ground in the Sonoran Desert, Sonora,Mexico. Castelazo, [CC BY 3.0]
  5. Bonampak Painting, Elelicht, [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]
  6. Palenque, Mayan ruins , Eduardo Manchon, [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]
  7. Overlooking a large Shade Cacao plantation where the Ixcacao Mayan Belizean Chocolate company grows and produces chocolate using Mayan techniques, Mvfarrel, [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]
  8. Portion of a Building Called Las Monjas at Uxmal. Represents a part of the Nunnery Quadrangle fascade of Uxmal, Yucatán, Mexico, Frederick Catherwood, [Public Domain]
  9. Tikal Mayan ruins Guatemala 2009, Chensiyuan, [CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0)]
  10. Illegal slash and burn practise in the region west of Manantenina, Diorit, [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)]

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  2. Stigmata of St Francis, Bartolomeo della Gatta, [Public domain]
  3. La morte di Cesare, Vincenzo Camuccini, [Public domain]
  4. Confucius, By Chinese Artists, [Public domain]
  5. Crooped of The "School of Athens", Raphael, [Public Domain]
  6. Cleopatra, Frederick Sandys, [Public Domain]