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A surprising new study suggests that the ancient Maya may have accidentally caused their own demise through a radical change in the global climate.
The study looks at new evidence found in Belize, that shows that the Maya had responded to the increase in population and the pressure on the environment by the making of canals, and wetlands. They were also a “burning event”, while the farming of their land, which may have caused an increase in carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere.
“We are now beginning to understand the full human footprint of the Anthropocene in tropical forests,” said the study’s lead author, Tim Beach, in a statement. “This is a large and complex wetland networks to be able to changes in climate long before the industrial age, and this may be the answer to the longstanding question of how to create a rainforest civilization, it fed itself.”
(Credit: University of Texas at dallas)
THE ANCIENT MAYA CITY, THE CITY BURNED IN THE ‘ACT OF ALL-OUT WAR,” SAY THE SCIENTISTS
The Bird of Paradise as a ramsar site, is five times larger than that previously identified,” according to the press release. The researchers also found another, even larger, water-rich area of residence in Belize.
“These are permanent wetlands were most attractive, while the serious Maya droughts, but the Maya also had to be careful about the quality of the water, and to maintain the productivity and health of the population,” study co-author, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, have been added.
The newly-discovered evidence, based on the image information scanned, it is believed to have taken place between the 1800 and 1000 years ago. For the history, and the largest increase in methane over the entire globe, is believed to have taken place between 2000 and 1000 years ago, coinciding with the rise of the Maya’s wetland habitats, as well as in South America, and asia.
“Even small changes that could have warmed the planet, in that it provides a good perspective of the magnitude of the changes over the past century, and that it will accelerate in the future, we’ve added to it.
Accelerator mass spectrometry dates on the graph, and a conceptual model of the wetland education and training. (Credit: T. Beach, et al. The university of Texas at Austin)
The study has been published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
THE MYSTERIOUS LOST MAYAN CITIES ARE DISCOVERED IN THE GUATEMALAN JUNGLE
The wetlands discovery is the latest in a series of fascinating Mayan discoveries in south America.
Last year, there was an old mask, with a picture of a 7th-century Maya king has been discovered in the southern part of Mexico. Separately, in 2018, the archeologists use technology to reveal lost cities and towns, and the thousands of ancient structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, to which it is attached is that of the Mayan civilization, which was much larger than previously thought.
From the heart, in what is now Guatemala, the Maya empire reached the peak of its power in the sixth century A. D., according to the History.com even though the majority of the civilization, cities were abandoned around 900 A. D.
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Fox News’ James Rogers contributed to this report.