Contact: Carol Hughes
Arizona State University
Caption: This diagram illustrates the human-environment dynamics in the Central Maya Lowlands that are discussed in the perspective by B.L. Turner of Arizona State University and Jeremy A. Sabloff of the Santa Fe Institute published Aug. 21 in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Credit: Barbara Trapido-Lurie/Arizona State University
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