All over the world, there are ruins of once-thriving cultures. The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Guns, Germs, and Steel” explains how environmental factors have often led to civilizations’ collapse, and talks about lessons for the modern world.

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  • Jared Diamond professor of geography at UCLA

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