The Rapanui, the ancient people of Easter Island, the old theory went, committed ecoside, chopping down all the trees and bashing each other over the heads with them. True?
Maybe not. Read my favorite book, The Statues that Walked, by Terry Hunt and Carl Lippo, and decide for yourself.
The ancient Rapanui rocked! (Literally.)
Modern Rapanui are funny. What’s wrong with this picture? Hint: ancient Rapanui didn’t have rebar.
Modern Rapanui are handsome and very smart. (Christian, tour guide and historian:)
What negative stories of places or people did your travels debunk?