Tag: geography

UH Hilo researchers part of rapid ʻōhiʻa death combat team

UH Hilo researchers part of rapid ʻōhiʻa death combat team

June 20, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are using an unmanned aerial vehicle at one of the epicenters of the rapid ʻōhiʻa death infection to monitor the damage.

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Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world’s population

Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world’s population

June 19, 2017  |  1 Comment
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A UH Mānoa study projects a continued rise of lethal heat episodes if carbon gas emissions continue to rise.

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New book describes diverse food challenges faced by Hawaiʻi

New book describes diverse food challenges faced by Hawaiʻi

November 10, 2016  |  3 Comments
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Aya Kimura and Krisna Suryanata compiled rich discussions on land use, farming population and benefits and costs of biotechnology in new book.

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New effort to understand drought in Hawaiʻi and U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands

New effort to understand drought in Hawaiʻi and U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands

October 27, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Abby Frazier leads a collaboration between UH and the USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center.

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New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Reece Jones’ new book, Violent Boarders: Refugees and the Right to Move, offers a provocative look at the high cost of boarder security.

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Julie Guthman discusses if banning fumigants protects farmworkers or harms their livelihoods

Julie Guthman discusses if banning fumigants protects farmworkers or harms their livelihoods

February 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Julie Guthman, UC Santa Cruz professor and award winning author, presents “ Lives versus Livelihoods? Fumigants, Farmworkers and Biopolitics in California’s Strawberry Industry.&rdquo

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Ancient trail at Hawaiʻi Community College–Pālamanui mapped

Ancient trail at Hawaiʻi Community College–Pālamanui mapped

December 15, 2015  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi CC students use their technology skills to help preserve part of an ancient Native Hawaiian trail.

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Digital gardening tool helps island gardeners and farmers

Digital gardening tool helps island gardeners and farmers

June 25, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The Seed Variety Selection Tool for the Hawaiian Islands helps farmers select crop varieties most likely to succeed in their geographic area

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Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change

Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change

June 10, 2015  |  Comments
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UH research investigates effects of climate change on plant growth

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Fellowship earns UH Manoa student a year of studying in Germany

Fellowship earns UH Manoa student a year of studying in Germany

March 20, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa German major Hayley Hanata to spend a year studying, working in Germany

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