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Climate change led to collapse of ancient Indus civilization

A new study combining the latest archaeological evidence with state-of-the-art geoscience technologies provides evidence that climate change was a key ingredient in the collapse of the great Indus or Harappan Civilization almost 4000 years ago. The study also resolves a long-standing debate over the source and fate of the Sarasvati, the sacred river of Hindu mythology. Source: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - Discipline: Environment...

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Source: LabSpaces - Tuesday, 29 May, 2012


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