Read the NPR article of an alternate hypothesis as to what may have happened on Easter Island that is mentioned in your book, chapter 16.1.
Asnwer the following questions:
1. Describe the alternate explanation that caused the decline in the trees and other resources.
2. What evidence was used to support this explanation?
3. How could this relate to the future of humans?
4. What do you think are the most important step we need to take to prevent this?