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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 ...

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

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Feb 17, 2016 ... These moai on Easter Island were so imposing that Europeans ... and they were surprised to discover that the island's population was only ...

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 ...

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, ...

Debate Over Puzzling Demise Of Easter Island Population May ...

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Jan 10, 2015 ... What really happened to the native Polynesians who once lived on Easter Island ? Some researchers have argued that the.

Trouble in paradise for Chile's Easter Island - BBC News - BBC.com

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Apr 18, 2014 ... The BBC's Gideon Long reports from Easter Island on the array of ... It has a population of about 6,000 and yet receives 80,000 tourists a year, ...

The Mystery of Easter Island | People & Places | Smithsonian

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Mar 31, 2007 ... However they got to Easter Island, the rodents found an unlimited food ... Under these conditions, he says, "Rats would reach a population of a ...

Easter Island Population | Polynesian Cultural Center

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Just under 3,000 people live on Rapa Nui today, most of them Polynesians. Like many of the other Pacific islands during the 18th through early 20th centuries, ...

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 ...