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What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario : Krulwich Wonders... : NPR


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As Jared Diamond tells it in his best-selling book, Collapse, Easter Island is the "clearest example of a society that destroyed itself by overexploiting its own resources." Once tree clearing started, it didn't stop until the whole forest was gone. Diamond called this self-destructive behavior "ecocide" and warned that Easter Island's fate could one day be our own.

Same with Atlantis? How about Mars?

Watch your back, Mars.

Someone already took most of the water, right?

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