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Stop TMT Construction and Arrests of Mauna Kea Protectors - Petition
Environment  (tags: Mauna Kea, Hawaii, protest, petition, rare plant and animal species, no observatory )

Sheryl
- 1557 days ago - change.org
The summit of Mauna Kea is protected by state and federal laws that support conservation over development because Mauna Kea is home to rare plant and animal species found nowhere else on planet Earth, some on the brink of extinction.
This Hawaiian Island Is So Polluted With Plastic That It Might Become a Superfund Site
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, plastic pollution, Hawaii, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, destruction, conservation )

AWAY AWHI
- 1772 days ago - takepart.com
Ocean plastic and toxic waste left behind by the military threaten sea turtles, seals, and other marine life.
Tell Hawaii County to Ban Styrofoam!!! Please Sign!!!
Environment  (tags: ocean, ocean acidification, ocean pollution, ocean life, ocean health, ocean trash, marine life, styrofoam, sea turtles, Hawaii, Honolulu )

Jessica
- 1860 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Why ban Styrofoam? Styrofoam contains polystyrene, which if leached into the ocean can have hazardous effects to oceanic health. It is consumed by marine and land animals, causing major hazards to animals such as the Hawaiian green sea turtles.
Company Promises To Pay For Hawaii's Massive Molasses Spill
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, ecosystems, Hawaii, corporate irresponsibility, pollution, healthconditions, wildlife, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

AWAY AWHI
- 2133 days ago - npr.org
Matson Inc., the shipping company that spilled 233,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor earlier this month, has pledged to pay all the costs stemming from the there.
38 Hawaii Plants, Snails Gain Federal Protection
Environment  (tags: endangered, plants, mollusks, Hawaii, flowers, snails, protection )

Nancy
- 2242 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
The center and other environmental groups are urging the federal agency to finalize a proposal designating critical habitat for 135 species on the same islands where the 38 newly protected species are found.
Hawaii Volcano Explodes Into Sea : Video
Environment  (tags: volcano, Hawaii, habitat, nature )

Michelle
- 3209 days ago - news.discovery.com
When lava flows from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii enter the sea, explosions abound. James Williams gets an explanation from Discovery News' Michael Reilly.
Climate Change Threatens Endangered Honeycreeper Birds of Hawaii
Environment  (tags: honeycreepers, birds, hawaii, animals, climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, forests, habitat, nature, protection, research, science, weather, wildlife, world )

PinkMindy
- 3706 days ago - sciencedaily.com
As climate change causes temperatures to increase in Hawaii's mountains, deadly non-native bird diseases will likely also creep up the mountains, invading most of the disease-free refuges for the honeycreepers - a group of endangered and remarkable birds.
Alien Birds Save Hawaiian Natives
Environment  (tags: birds, species, Hawaii, seeds, rainforests, environment )

Eduardo
- 4305 days ago - environment.newscientist.com
Not all alien species deserve a bad press: birds introduced to Hawaii are saving rainforests by dispersing the seeds of native shrubs. Many of Hawaii's native fruit-eating birds have gone extinct through disease.
Hurricane Flossie's Winds Tousle Hawaii - AOL Video
Environment  (tags: hurricane, flossie, weather, world, science, hawaii, winds, environment, humans )


- 4358 days ago - news.aol.com
SOUTH POINT, Hawaii (Aug. 14) - Hours after getting jolted by a moderate earthquake , residents of Hawaii's Big Island holed up for a different force of nature Tuesday: Hurricane Flossie , expected to deliver up to 10 inches of rain, waves as high as 25
Hurricane Flossie Forecast Changes for Worse
Environment  (tags: hurricane, flossie, weather, destruction, world, Hawaii, floods, humans, interesting, environment )


- 4360 days ago - news.aol.com
HONOLULU (Aug. 13) - Hurricane Flossie weakened to a Category 3 storm Monday with maximum sustained winds of 126 mph as it roared toward Hawaii, but it was expected to pass by the islands. Forecasters earlier had said cooler weather would weaken the
Curious Creature Caught Off Keahole Point - The Animal, Dubbed An "Octosquid," Is Found Off the Big Isle
Environment  (tags: octopus, squid, octosquid, Hawaii, Big Island, net, deep, ocean, sea, species, new species, unidentified species )

Jo
- 4398 days ago - starbulletin.com
It's a squid, it's an octopus, it's ... a mystery from the deep. What appears to be a half-squid, half-octopus specimen found off Keahole Point on the Big Island remains unidentified today and could possibly be a new species, said local biologists.
Plastic Blights Hawaii's Beaches
Environment  (tags: hawaii, marine debris, conservation, volunteers )

Mili
- 4423 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Small, sea-worn pieces of plastic lie everywhere on the sand's surface, and buried just below it.
Popular Whale Count Program Could Fall Victim to Budget Cuts
Environment  (tags: humpback whales, hawaii )

Tony
- 4470 days ago - signonsandiego.com
HONOLULU:A popular program that sends more than a thousand volunteers off to count whales and another that sends help to whales entangled in deadly fishing lines are in danger of getting cut back...
   

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