Sunday, January 21, 2007

Rats the cause of Rapanui deforestation?

Rats latest culprit in Rapa Nui's demise
A UH researcher disputes that people caused deforestation
By Helen Altonn
Honolulu Star Bulletin
Vol. 12, Issue 21 - Sunday, January 21, 2007

Millions of rats, rather than humans, may have caused Easter Island's ecological devastation, suggests a University of Hawaii-Manoa anthropologist.

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