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Easter Island

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Easter Island is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle.

Why the population of Easter Island really died out | Daily Mail Online

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Jan 6, 2015 ... A group of leading U.S scientists says the legend about Easter Island's collapse is 'misleading' and that the population was actually decimated ...

View of Easter Island Disaster All Wrong, Researchers Say

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Easter Island’s inhabitants may not have destroyed their own island. ... Some scientists estimate that at its height, Easter Island's population may have been ...

Easter Island - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

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Chile annexed Easter Island in 1888, but until 1953 it allowed a Scottish ... The population is now around 5,000, nearly double what it was 20 years ago, and ...

New evidence: Easter Island civilization was not destroyed by war ...

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Feb 17, 2016 ... The Easter Island statues, or moai, are enormous stone figures ... and they were surprised to discover that the island's population was only ...

The Mystery of Easter Island | People & Places | Smithsonian

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Mar 31, 2007 ... According to this theory, the population grew to several thousand, freeing ... However they got to Easter Island, the rodents found an unlimited ...

Rethinking the Fall of Easter Island » American Scientist

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He reviews estimates of the island's native population and says that he would not ... In their book Easter Island, Earth Island, authors John R. Flenley of Massey ...

NOVA - Official Website | The Fate of Easter Island - PBS

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Apr 20, 2004 ... To see just how clearly a growing human population relies on and impacts its natural environment, one need look no further than Easter Island, ...

NOVA - Official Website | Pioneers of Easter Island - PBS

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Feb 15, 2000 ... Linguists estimate Easter Island's first inhabitants arrived around A.D. 400, ... Some estimate the population reached a high of 9,000 by 1550.

The Lessons of Easter Island - eco-action org

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At its peak the population was only about 7,000. Yet despite its superficial insignificance, the history of Easter Island is a grim warning to the world. The Dutch ...

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What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario ...

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Dec 10, 2013 ... Whatever happened on Easter Island, it wasn't good. ... his crew counted roughly 700 islanders (from an earlier population of thousands), living ...

Easter Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Just four years later, the British navigator Sir James Cook arrived to find Easter Island's population decimated by what seemed to have been a civil war, with only  ...

Consequences of Deforestation on Easter Island - Rainforests

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Historical Consequences of Deforestation: Easter Island (Diamond 1995) ... However, pollen analysis shows that at this time the tree population of the island was ...