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Markus Stocker

Between information technology and environmental science with a flair for economics, the clarinet, and the world of soups and salads.

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By the time Europeans reached Easter Island, the system that made the island one of the most intriguing population had disappeared. The explanation: Shortage of food caused by population growth and degradation of the island’s environmental resources. (R. Kaufmann and C. Cleveland. Environmental Science.)

What if Earth is the Easter Island of modern times?