The research by UH Mānoa’s Steven Stanley introduces new methods for calculating mass extinction and provides a more accurate picture of the history of life on Earth.
President M.R.C. Greenwood was in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 8 for the release of the Institute of Medicine’s obesity prevention report, which urges the country to accelerate efforts to reduce obesity.
The report was released at a conference for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On May 8, President Greenwood will also appear on the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams on KHNL, Cable Channel 8 and on PBS’s NewsHour, on PBS Hawaiʻi, Cable Channel 10.
Other media coverage of the IoM report:
- USA Today, May 8, 2012: “Multiple strategies needed to fight obesity, study suggests”
- Big Island Video News, May 8, 2012: “Hawaiʻi’s role in solving the ’Weight of the Nation’”