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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Easter Island's End- A Carrying Capacity Issue

By Jared Diamond, in Discover Magazine
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/24/042.html
August 1995

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?

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