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29/5/2015
“The ancient Hawaiians were astronomers,” wrote Queen Liliuokalani, Hawaii’s last reigning monarch, in 1897. Kilo hoku, or “star watchers,” were among the most esteemed members of Hawaiian society. Sadly, all is not well with astronomy in Hawaii ...   
28/5/2015
A proposed border checkpoint at Kbal Damrei, on Cambodia’s border with Vietnam, together with a new road leading up to it, may harm Cambodia’s Mondulkiri Protected Forest, according to a recent press release by WWF-Cambodia. The proposed ...   
28/5/2015
On the border of Colombia and Venezuela lies a mountain range called Serranía de Perijá in which a small brown songbird is going about its day entirely unaware of what a stir it has just created in the world of ornithology. For many years, study ...   
27/5/2015
Recently, wildlife news from Africa has been almost universally bleak and frustrating to the point of despair: rhinos with their faces cut off, elephants slaughtered en masse via helicopter, and chimps and gorillas gunned down or snared for ...   
27/5/2015
A youth leader who lives near one of Wilmar's Nigerian oil palm projects shows an alternative water hole the community has dug as a result of the plantation polluting its main water source. Photo courtesy of Environmental Rights Action-FoE ...   
27/5/2015
Not every encounter between predator and prey results in death. A new study co-authored by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor suggests that prey emit warning cues that can ultimately lead to both their survival and that of their ...   
27/5/2015
A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report. Researchers discovered jaw bones and teeth, which date to between 3.3m and 3.5m years old. It means this new hominin was alive ...   
27/5/2015
In the 1980s, Uganda's elephants looked like they were on their way to extinction. The country had only about 700-800 elephants left, all in a single park; poachers had exterminated the rest. But a new survey as a part of the Great Elephant ...   
27/5/2015
A project to build a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea has the right to move forward, but Hawaii has failed the mountain in many ways, Gov. David Ige said Tuesday.Amid protests and arrests of opponents blocking construction ...   
26/5/2015
On Tuesday, Governor David Ige said a project to build a huge telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea can move forward, but Hawaii has failed the mountain in a lot of ways. Due to the protests and arrests of opponents, who blocked the ...   
26/5/2015
Governor David Ige says a project to build a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea has the right to move forward, but that the state has failed the mountain. Related Gov. Ige: We failed Maunakea Gov: TMT can continue; Hawaii '... ...   
26/5/2015
Governor David Ige is laying out his plan for the stewardship of Mauna Kea, as it relates to TMT construction and beyond. Governor Ige said, “My review found that the TMT project took the appropriate steps and received the approvals ...   
26/5/2015
Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Tuesday announced that construction of a controversial giant telescope on the summit of the Big Island’s Mauna Kea has a right to proceed and that the state plans to support the project.Ige’s announcement follows ...   
26/5/2015
The controversial Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) should be built atop the sacred Hawaiian mountain of Mauna Kea as planned -- but one-quarter of the 13 telescopes already there need to be taken down by the time the TMT starts operating in the ...   
26/5/2015
Hawaii Gov. David Ige says a project to build a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea has the right to move forward, but that the state has failed the mountain. "My review found that the TMT project took the appropriate steps and ...   
25/5/2015
Aside from the ongoing standstill atop Mauna Kea, those behind the Thirty Meter Telescope are moving forward with the $1.4 billion project."While construction of the observatory itself has been halted, the project has not been canceled," ...   
25/5/2015
A 2007 report warned about the risks involved in developing a giant telescope on Mauna Kea. The report by a Colorado firm hired to evaluate the risks warned that building the Thirty Meter Telescope would come with stiff resistance from ...   
25/5/2015
Bosses at the world’s big five oil companies have been showered with bonus payouts linked to a $1tn (£650bn) crescendo of spending on fossil fuel exploration and extraction over nine years, according to Guardian analysis of company ...   
25/5/2015
You know the old saying: Location, location, location? It turns out that it applies to the Amazon rainforest, too. New work from Carnegie's Greg Asner illustrates a hidden tapestry of chemical variation across the lowland Peruvian Amazon, with ...   
25/5/2015
Madagascar is home to extraordinary biodiversity, but in the past few decades, the island's forests and associated biodiversity have been under greater attack than ever. Rapid deforestation is affecting the biotopes of hundreds of species, ...   
25/5/2015
Impoverished villagers are hacking down Malawi's forests to make charcoal, undeterred by government efforts to confiscate the dirty fuel as a power deficit stokes demand.Only 9 percent of the southern African country's population have ...   
24/5/2015
The land conversion of coconut gene banks located in research farms across the Asia-Pacific threatens the future of coconut diversity, researchers warn. A coconut gene bank in Indonesia was recently converted into a racetrack while ...   
23/5/2015
Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day and 25 million families rely on growing coffee for a living. Over the past 15 years, consumption of the drink has risen by 43% - but researchers are warning that the world's most ...   
23/5/2015
An Indonesian activist who opposed unbridled oil palm expansion was stabbed to death before dawn this morning outside a nightclub in South Jakarta. Whether the attack was related to his activism or the spontaneous result of a barroom ...   
23/5/2015
It's Memorial Day, and the forecast is for renewed mocking and derision regarding man-made climate change from the know-nothing, science-averse wing of the Republican Party. President Barack Obama's warning - issued during his commencement ...   

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