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26/4/2015
Last week, the London-based think tank Innovation Forum convened a two-day conference on the subject of sustainable forestry in Washington, D.C. Titled “How Business Can Tackle Deforestation,” the conference brought together leaders from both ...   
26/4/2015
Hawaii state government’s official website went down Sunday, along with the main site for the organization building the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. TMT spokeswoman Caroline Witherspoon confirmed that the organization’s website ...   
26/4/2015
New NASA data shows a jump in forest loss in two remote parks in the Peruvian Amazon during the first three months of 2015. NASA's Quarterly Indicator of Cover Change (QUICC), a MODIS satellite-based product that underpins Mongabay's ...   
26/4/2015
Multiple generations of campaigners are rallying around Mauna Kea as a symbol for the larger issues of self-determination and Aloha ?Aina in what is becoming one of, if not the, largest mobilizations of Hawaiian activism in decades. “We ...   
26/4/2015
While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse of carbon that has the potential to significantly affect the climate change ...   
26/4/2015
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon - the planet's largest rainforest - continues to pace well ahead of last year's rate, reveals data released by Imazon, a Manaus-based nonprofit. According to Imazon's analysis of satellite data, ...   
24/4/2015
Protesters are preparing to occupy the Office of Hawaiian Affairs building ahead of an upcoming Board of Trustees meeting. The sit-in was organized by MANA, Movement for Aloha No ka ??¯ina, one of several groups against the construction ...   
24/4/2015
Protect Mauna Kea advocates urged trustees with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to join them in opposing.the building of a thirty meter telescope on the mountain's summit. "We have risen. We have awakened. We have remembered," Kaleikoa ...   
23/4/2015
At this moment all over the Hawaiian islands, but especially atop Mauna Kea volcano, there are protests against the building of a new Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) on this sacred mountain. The telescope has become a cause célèbre among Native ...   
23/4/2015
MANA, Movement for Aloha No ka ??¯ina, is calling upon the lahui kanaka (Hawaiian community) and supporters to join us in occupying the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for an extended vigil from Wednesday April 22, 3 p.m. until positive results for ...   
22/4/2015
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has scheduled a second special meeting in Hilo this weekend to hear concerns and support from the community on the planned Thirty Meter Telescope project, as opposition to the internationally-backed $1.4 ...   
22/4/2015
Construction on what would be the world’s largest visible light telescope atop Hawaii Island’s Mauna Kea has been delayed indefinitely following ongoing demonstrations by protestors. The non-profit Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) ...   
22/4/2015
Protesters are preparing to occupy the Office of Hawaiian Affairs building ahead of an upcoming Board of Trustees meeting. The sit-in was organized by MANA, Movement for Aloha No ka ??¯ina, one of several groups against the construction ...   
22/4/2015
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs continues to urge Governor David Ige and University of Hawaii President David Lassner to participate in the legal issues surrounding the planned Thirty Meter Telescope in Mauna Kea, resolving concerns before the ...   
22/4/2015
Protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope increased in early April, as construction was set to begin on Mauna Kea in Hawaii.The battle over the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) escalated on 21 April, as hundreds of protestors took to the ...   
22/4/2015
Fifty-seven employees of the state Department of Natural Resources began receiving formal notices this week that they might face layoff as part of Gov. Scott Walker's budget for the next two fiscal years... The DNR's scientific staff ...   
22/4/2015
Protesters took to the streets of Honolulu Tuesday to publicly voice their opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. Construction of the telescope, slated to be built on Mauna Kea, has already been postponed several ...   
22/4/2015
This is not simply a story of religion versus science. Activists consider the construction of a giant telescope on the island of Hawaii to be a desecration of their sacred land. On an overcast morning, barefoot men and women dance hula ...   
22/4/2015
I admit it. I grew up reading “vintage” science fiction, including Ray Bradbury’s lyric stories that captured the wonder of the night sky and the curiosity inspired by the enormity of the universe and the meaning of our tiny place in it, along ...   
22/4/2015
Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides in the same way humans get hooked on cigarettes, according to a new study, which was released as a landmark field trial provided further evidence that such neonicotinoids harm bee ...   
22/4/2015
More people were killed in Honduras per capita than any other country for each of the last five years as a result of their efforts to defend land and the environment, according to a report by UK-based NGO Global Witness. The report, How ...   
22/4/2015
India is planning to create three more tiger reserves in the country, environment minister Prakash Javadekar announced in the parliament on Tuesday. The development comes in the wake of a recent survey that showed that the tiger population is ...   
22/4/2015
Fifteen years ago, a teenage Guy Reid was so passionate about the environment that he was handing out books about it to his friends. The trouble was, nobody wanted to read about the troubles facing the planet. Reid's answer was to ...   
22/4/2015
President Obama on Wednesday will make his first visit while in office to the Florida Everglades, choosing the backyard of a former Republican governor of the state, Jeb Bush, and its Republican senator, Marco Rubio, to demand action on climate ...   
22/4/2015
Reducing methane leaks from oil and gas operations around the world could provide a relatively inexpensive way to fight climate change, according to a new report commissioned by the Environmental Defense Fund. The amount of methane that ...   

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