Why did the Mayans die? Evidence civilization declined because of drought in Belize (VIDEO).

Belize’s Blue Hole Offers Clues About What Doomed the Mayan Civilization (Video)

Belize’s Blue Hole Offers Clues About What Doomed the Mayan Civilization (Video)

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Jan. 8 2015 4:24 PM

What Doomed the Mayan Civilization?

New clues in Belize's Blue Hole bolster an old theory.

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Researchers believe a shift in the region may have caused much-needed monsoons to miss the entire Yucatan peninsula altogether.