Much of Nauru's tiny island now looks like this. The landscape has been devastated by phosphate mining leaving a pitted landscape unusable for human habitation. Source: Wm Adams at billtrips.com.

Much of Nauru's tiny island now looks like this. The landscape has been devastated by phosphate mining leaving a pitted landscape unusable for human habitation. Source: Wm Adams at billtrips.com.

Much of Nauru’s tiny island now looks like this. The landscape has been devastated by phosphate mining leaving a pitted landscape unusable for human habitation. Source: Wm Adams at billtrips.com.