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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classic_Maya_collapse

In archaeology, the classic Maya collapse is the decline of Classic Maya civilization and the ... Although termed a collapse, it did not mark the end of the Maya civilization but rather a shift away from the Southern Lowlands as a power center; ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/why-did-the-maya-abandon-their-cities

Oct 5, 2016 ... The growth of the great Mayan civilization is as much a mystery as its ... What is certain is that the Mayans didn't disappear in the aftermath of ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-did-the-mayan-civilization-collapse-a-new-study-points-to-deforestation-and-climate-change-30863026

Aug 23, 2012 ... Bustling Mayan cities such as Tikal, in present-day Guatemala, were ... one of ancient history's most intriguing mysteries: Why did the Maya, ...

mayanexplore.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/why-did-the-mayans-disappear

Nov 27, 2012 ... ... in battle or did they abandon their temples and cities and simply leave? ... Did the Mayans disappear due to explainable answers or did they ...

science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2009/06oct_maya

Oct 6, 2009 ... "They did it to themselves," says veteran archeologist Tom Sever. ... is needed to completely explain the mechanisms of Mayan decline.

www.lifedeathprizes.com/amazing-stuff/mayans-ancient-aliens-11094

What made them leave? And where did they go? iStockphoto. Some experts think the Maya were victims of a natural disaster – perhaps a massive earthquake  ...

www.livescience.com/22581-mayan-empire-collapse-explained.html

Aug 22, 2012 ... The disintegration of the ancient Mayan empire has been attributed to drought, but two new studies point out ways the Mayans may have ...

inneroptics.net/mayan_kingdom_book/decline

Over-population of Mayan metropolises are suspected to have gone beyond levels ... While Maya civilization did go through a brief renaissance after this period, ...

study.com/academy/lesson/mayan-disappearance-theories-quiz.html

For many years, archaeologists have studied the collapse of the Maya civilization . Learn the different theories archaeologists believe were...

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/11/121109-maya-civilization-climate-change-belize-science

Nov 11, 2012 ... But where did they flee to, and why? In the 19th ... "Mayan systems were founded on those [high] rainfall patterns," Kennett said. "They could not ...