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Easter Island’s Palms

From: Pat Maxwell
Series: July 2012 - Isla Earth Radio Series
Length: 01:30

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Isla_earth_inlay You know, I'd like to meet the person who cut down the last palm tree on Easter Island. What were they thinking? We’ll never know. But what we do know is that this speck of an island off the coast of Chile was the site of an environmental catastrophe...

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You know, I'd like to meet the person who cut down the last palm tree on Easter Island. What were they thinking? We’ll never know. But what we do know is that this speck of an island off the coast of Chile was the site of an environmental catastrophe...

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