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Jared Diamond – rewriting history

Will visitors to New York City centuries from now marvel at crumbling skyscrapers like we admire overgrown ruins of Mayan cities? World-renowned environmental historian Jared Diamond warns it can happen. But learning from the past could yield a better outcome

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Jared Diamond – rewriting history

Will visitors to New York City centuries from now marvel at crumbling skyscrapers like we admire overgrown ruins of Mayan cities? World-renowned environmental historian Jared Diamond warns it can happen. But learning from the past could yield a better outcome

Jared Diamond

DATE OF BIRTH: 10 September 1937, Boston

AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS

1997 – Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science

1998 – Pulitzer Prize

1999 – National Medal of Science

2006 – Royal Society Prize for Science Books

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