Easter Island is 2600 miles into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of South America. For centuries it has been the focus of exploration, curiosity and scientific research. Join Dr. John Tanacredi from the Molloy Biology,Chemistry and Environmental Science Dept. as he leads a fascinating visit to this UNESCO designated World Heritage site. Learn about the history and culture of the island including the more than 900 iconic monumental volcano statues called Moai. Easter Island is a true enigma of human history and will be the backdrop for today’s environmental issues, including preservation of the culture and natural resources, overpopulation and the Earth’s changing climate.