|1/2. Jade d'Alpoim Guedes in the Jiuzhaigou National Park where she carried out her research at the Ashaonao archeological site.|
Climate change may be responsible for the abrupt collapse of civilization on the fringes of the Tibetan Plateau around 2000 B.C.
Guedes' team's research recently was published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Her results provide the first convincing explanation for why the area's original inhabitants either left or so abruptly changed their lifestyles. [...] sciencedaily.com / Link 2