Did Severe Storms Cause the Mayan Collapse?

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Sediments recovered from the Great Blue Hole, off the coast of Belize, hint at extremely severe storms during the late Classic period in Maya history. ( Ian Bottle / Alamy Stock Photo)

Maya Collapse

Health Editor’s Note: What killed off the Mayan civilization?  Could it have been droughts, severe weather, certainly not COVID-19, but then perhaps a disease similar in nature?  Testing the sediment cores from blue holes have provided records of bad weather in the Caribbean and may have opened up another avenue as to why the Mayans collapsed….Carol

Biography
Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.

She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – two daughters-in-law; Suzy and Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescue pups.

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