Tag: botany

Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

August 22, 2016  |  Comments
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The 21st century learning facility will house the biology, microbiology and botany departments and the Pacific Biosciences Research Center.

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Invasive algae clean up honors Isabella Abbott

Invasive algae clean up honors Isabella Abbott

June 24, 2016  |  Comments
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UH and community Volunteers remove alien algae from the Waikīkī reef.

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New Lyon Arboretum laboratory will expand Hawaiian plant conservation

New Lyon Arboretum laboratory will expand Hawaiian plant conservation

June 7, 2016  |  Comments
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Construction is underway for the Hawaiian Rare Plant Program Micropropagation Laboratory.

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NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

June 3, 2016  |  Comments
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Undergraduates arrive to begin DNA-based discoveries in Hawaiʻi’s biodiversity.

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A helicopter and paintball gun: New tools in the battle to remove invasive species

A helicopter and paintball gun: New tools in the battle to remove invasive species

May 9, 2016  |  3 Comments
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UH Manoa’s James Leary invented a way to adapt pneumatic paintball guns to shoot small gelatin capsules filled with herbicide to control invasive plants and trees.

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Campaign to conserve ʻōhiʻa trees finds roots in community

Campaign to conserve ʻōhiʻa trees finds roots in community

April 27, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A strong show of public support for the #ohialove crowdfunding campaign to bank ʻōhiʻa tree seeds has encouraged organizers to increase their fundraising goal

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Seeding the future of the ʻōhiʻa tree

Seeding the future of the ʻōhiʻa tree

February 7, 2016  |  Comments
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The Lyon Arboretum launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to save seeds from the threatened ʻōhiʻa trees.

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Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

February 1, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers shows how shifting atmospheric circulation patterns that may be caused by climate change are threatening populations of the iconic silversword on Haleakalā.

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Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

December 11, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Researchers at UH Hilo aim to understand disease killing off large numbers of ʻōhiʻa trees

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Herbarium links up with largest ex-situ plant conservation program in world

Herbarium links up with largest ex-situ plant conservation program in world

September 18, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Botany Department partners with Royal Botanic Garden to collect and store seeds from Hawaiʻi’s native plants

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