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Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

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Easter island ( Rapa Nui ) Intro : The Polynesians discovered the barely sustainable Island of Rapa Nui, 4300 miles out of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean, that they eventually destroyed. The Polynesians had the disadvantage to be living in one of the most fragile environments, at the highest risk of deforestation. Easter island being so alone makes it clear that's its a society that destroyed itself by lack of sustainability. Scientists believe that the Polynesian fisherman came to the island by accident in 1200 CE. The Polynesian settlers left behind There is other theorys suggesting the islanders from Tahiti discovered the island Rapa Nui first. The way the Polynesians cared for the land and used there resources was definitely not environmentally
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