Yellow Light on Biofuels

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(Posted 1/14/08) The nation’s premier professional association for ecologists, the Ecological Society of America, has weighed in with a statement on biofuels that urges policy-makers and planners to go slow in converting lands to biofuel crops. “Supplying the emerging biofuels industry … Continued

DBCP and Dole, 30 Years Later

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(Posted 11/1/07) Dibromochloropropane, a nasty pesticide that continues to lurk in Hawai`i’s aquifers long after the pineapple fields have gone fallow, was used throughout Central America as well – and with consequences equally disastrous. In November, a Los Angeles jury … Continued


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(POSTED 9/14/06) Emma Yuen, now is a graduate student at Stanford, weighs in with her latest reflections on Hawai`i. For the last three years, I have gone to college on the mainland, and have come home to Hawai`i only for … Continued


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(POSTED 9/14/06) The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a settlement with Kamehameha Schools stemming from an incident in which it gave pigs an accidental overdose of rat poison in an experiment intended to show the effectiveness of using helicopters to … Continued

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