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Easter Island is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. Easter Island is famous for its 887 ...

Economy - Easter Island - Countries and Their Cultures


Economy - Easter Island Oceania. ... Prior to 1862, Easter Islanders subsisted mainly on cultivated crops, with sweet potatoes being the most important. Taro ...

Easter Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


It was annexed by Chile in the late 19th century and now maintains an economy based largely on tourism. Easter Island's most dramatic claim to fame is an array  ...

Easter Island - New World Encyclopedia


Easter Island has moved from a Polynesian economy, based on ... Chile threatens to alter the Polynesian identity of the island.

Easter Island issues Chile with independence threat | World news ...


Jan 15, 2013 ... Easter Island, a Pacific paradise only 164 sq km in size, has seen ... "We do not reject tourism, which accounts for 80% of our economy," says ...

Easter Island's Monumental Garbage Problem | Smart News ...


Apr 22, 2014 ... A trash dump outside of the capitol of Easter Island, pictured in 2011 (Randy ... Tourism is the cornerstone of the local economy, so getting rid of ...

Easter Island: Rapa Nui déjà vu - The Economist


Oct 8, 2009 ... STEPPING off the plane, tourists are welcomed to Easter Island with a garland ... Such claims are merely a sign of economic frustration, argues ...

Facts About Rapa Nui (Easter Island) - Easter Island Statue Project


Apr 17, 2009 ... Map showing the location of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) within the Pacific Ocean ... tuna and other large fish important to the Rapa Nui economy.

Easter Island Sustainability - Encyclopedia of Earth


Nov 1, 2011 ... James Brander and Scott Taylor used an economic analysis of Easter Island's resources to determine why society collapsed. Using economic ...

The Lessons of Easter Island


The history of the demise of Easter Island society is a grim warning to the world.

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Easter Island | island, Chile | Britannica.com


Apr 14, 2016 ... Easter Island [Credit: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.] .... raising, and coastal fishing, the island has shifted to a cash economy based on tourism.

Easter Island Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Get information, facts, and pictures about Easter Island at Encyclopedia.com. ... were converted to Roman Catholicism, with many of the economic and social ...

Rapa Nui on the Verge: Easter Island's Struggles with Integration ...


Sep 19, 2012 ... Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile), though previously shrouded in ... can sustainably manage environmental, cultural, and economic resources.