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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
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
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
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
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
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
Forests are often described as the lungs of our planet. They`re home to countless animal and plant species, provide humans with oxygen and food, and help stave off the effects of global warming. Yet we as a species are constantly imperiling these ...   
22/4/2015
On Tuesday, global fast food giant McDonald’s pledged to end deforestation across its entire supply chain. The announcement follows recent similar pledges by Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Yum Brands and many others. But the World ...   
21/4/2015
How is it that in a year stuffed with conferences on environment and human development, from climate talks in Paris and on new development goals in New York, those actually trying to save the environment are at best dismissed as enemies of ...   
21/4/2015
Illegal online trafficking in imperiled wildlife is rampant, and attempted controls are few and largely ineffective. Log on to most any international internet store that deals in wildlife or wildlife parts, and you’ll find a charnel house of ...   
21/4/2015
Over the past 450 million years, life on Earth has been devastated by five mass extinction events that are widely recognised by geologists.Now, an international team of researchers proposes adding a sixth mass extinction to the ...   
20/4/2015
A group of prominent researchers, philanthropists, and activists are calling for a doubling of the planet's native forest canopy by 2035 as a way to make a "U-turn" on global environmental degradation. "The Earth Day Declaration to ...   
20/4/2015
The assassination, murder, and extrajudicial killing of environmental activists rose by 20 percent last year, according to a new grim report by Global Witness. The organization documented 116 killings in 2014 across 17 countries with the highest ...   

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