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Easter Island: Scientific Exploration into the World's Environmental Problems in Microcosm

Edited By: John Loret and John T Tanacredi

240 pages, B/w photos, figs, maps

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #142120 | ISBN: 0306474948
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NHBS Price: £129.99 $169/€147 approx

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Presents research from 3 years of expeditions to Easter Island. The primary objectives were to investigate the effects of human population growth on the ecology of the island and to discover whether any dramatic climate changes such as El Nino could have disrupted the island's fragile ecosystem.


From the Contents:Introduction.- Part I: Documenting the World Heritage Significance of Easter Island.- Part II: Ecological Considerations and Restoration/Protection Efforts of Natural/Cultural Resources.- Part III: Technological Applications to Protect Biological and Cultural Artifacts.- Addendum.- List of Expedition Participants.- Index.

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