We All Live on Easter Island Now

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In just a few centuries, the people of Easter Island wiped out their forest, drove their plants and animals to extinction, and saw their complex society spiral into chaos and cannibalism. Are we about to follow their lead? Jared Diamond (read his entire article as published in Discovery, August 1995)

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