EASTER IS­LAND: MYS­TER­IES OF A LOST WORLD

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WEEK IN MOVIES - WITH SHAN­NON MOL­LOY

8. 3 0PM, S BS1

The down­fall of the mys­te­ri­ous Easter Is­land civil­i­sa­tion has long been put down to “eco­cide” – per­haps a para­ble of our own glob­ally warmed fate. But ex­pert Jago Cooper ( above) be­lieves this race was ex­pertly tuned to its dif­fi­cult en­vi­ron­ment. So what hap­pened to them? This fas­ci­nat­ing doco aims to an­swer that ques­tion.

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