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16th Feb

by Jared Diamond


How 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.

  1. inkrunsinourveins reblogged this from oddmanoutphx and added:
    Hahahahaha it’s been deeply engrained in my brain that Jared Diamond is wrong, particularly when it comes to Easter...
  2. dudekatiedidit reblogged this from tetw and added:
    Love Jared Diamond
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    excerpt: Among the most riveting mysteries of human history are those posed by vanished civilizations. Everyone who has...
  4. stuft reblogged this from sixbucks and added:
    This is really interesting—and it’s from 1995 so imagine how quickly things have changed even since then
  5. sixbucks reblogged this from mariser and added:
    1. Easter Island 2. Jared Diamond 3. Another cup of coffee.
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