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Environment

All things Environment for readers of the Hawaii Reporter

Hunters beware! Your game may soon become tainted by a poison experiment up at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA). The USFWS has released it’s long awaited Environmental Assessment (EA) outlining their poison experiment plans, and its clear that hunters, their families, and their dogs are at risk. Hunters have long considered...
How many of you remember the first time you saw our Earth? This view of ourselves embedded in a living planet, wrapped in oneness, exploded into our collective consciousness. Did you know soon after this view of our whole planet was available to us, the modern global environmental movement was...
Despite lower gas prices, a new AAA study, released just days before Earth Day, reveals that consumer interest in electric vehicles remains high, with the survey showing that more than 30 million Americans are likely to buy an electric vehicle for their next car. With rising sales, longer ranges...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 13, 2017 Mayor Caldwell, in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities, appoints Joshua W. Stanbro to be Honolulu’s first Chief Resilience Officer Stanbro will lead island-wide efforts to build holistic resilience to the social, physical and economic challenges that are an increasing part of the 21st century 100...
Who cares if global warming is a hoax? What if we built a better world, based on renewable energy and food security and justice for all, yet were wrong about man-made global warming? Would it be worth it? Would you rather follow an inconvenient truth to a better world, tomorrow or, believe a...
The Hawaii islands are home to the longest running Impact data-set for measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide. The Mauna Loa monitoring station started measuring in 1958, little more than half a century ago. Whilst human industrialization began arguably over 200 years ago, although the enclosure of the commons, state dependency and...
Recently, we sat down with Katya Sienkiewicz to learn about an innovative recent award by the Rockefeller foundation to the City of Honolulu. We all gathered at the East-West center. Attendees from our city and state governments, community groups, NGOs and members of Honolulu's sustainability consulting coterie were in attendance. Katya,...
Wanna be a Climate Change Communicator? Do you find it difficult to communicate about climate change or talk about social moves towards sustainability? Do you know one of the most important things we can do about climate change is to talk with our family and friends about it? According to the Yale...
Tuesday, November 29th is GIVING TUESDAY! With 4,054 members in our FaceBook group, we can all make a tremendous impact by doing our part. Here are 4 easy ways to get started. 1) GIVE YOUR TIME. Commit to do a 1-hour cleanup of any location that needs help. Have trouble deciding?...