Easter Island’s Famous Moai Stone Statues Are Threatened By Huge Tourism Boost; Madison Dapcevich; IFL Science

An uptick in annual visits to the famous Easter Island is bringing with it the potential for trouble as local populations learn to balance increased tourist…

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The stone faces and human problems on Easter Island; Jessica Wolf; UCLA Newsroom

Archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg, who will be on “60 Minutes” April 21, continues to seek insight from the statues and for the living descendants of their makers.

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A 36-year-old woman just became the first person to swim around Easter Island. It took her 19 hours; Hilary Brueck; Business Insider

Mara Films / Kartemquin FilmsRapa Nui, or Easter Island, is a remote Chilean territory in the South Pacific.Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is one of the most…

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How to Visit Easter Island: A Complete Travel Guide; Nellie Huang; Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Standing in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Easter Island is one of the world’s most remote places. Here’s how you can visit Easter Island.

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Easter Island world record swim highlights plastic pollution; Matangi Tonga Online

Malibu, CA, USA: To raise awareness of plastic pollution in the ocean, South African swimmer, Sarah Ferguson will attempt to become the first person in the world to swim the perimeter of Easter Island, in waters which contains one of the highest concentrations of microplastics in the world.

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Easter Island Heads – Giant Statues in the South Pacific; Lina Stock; Divergent Travelers

Easter Island (also called Rapa Nui in Polynesian) is an island belonging to Chile, even though it is 3,000 km […]

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Easter Island sunrise at Ahu Tongariki! Moai statues, stone heads, Rano Raraku quarry tours; La Carmina Blog

Easter Island is one of the strangest places on Planet Earth. With stone-faced statues and weird landscapes, it’s no surprise that some truly believe UFOs landed here! Visiting “Isla de Pascua” was one of my long-time travel goals. This year, I finally made it to the land of the moai. As you’ll see in this story, it surpassed my high expectations.

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Exploring the Remote Wilds of Easter Island; Jen Murphy; Vogue

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Easter Island is actually home to more horses than humans.

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Nine Reasons to Travel to Easter Island; Huffington Post

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Easter Island: Trip of a Lifetime; Chris Moss; Telegraph

Continuing our series, Chris Moss offers a guide to visiting Easter Island, off Chile, with advice on the best tour operators and tips on where to stay, when to go and what to see…

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