Tag: sustainability

Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

June 28, 2017  |  Comments
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A team of marine scientists, resource economists and legal scholars call for more regulations on deep sea mining to minimize possibly irrevocable losses.

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Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

June 20, 2017  |  Comments
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Countless UH students, faculty, staff and alumni served Hōkūleʻaʻs worldwide voyage as volunteers, navigators, captains and scientific researchers.

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Pālamanui earns LEED Platinum status for sustainable campus design

Pālamanui earns LEED Platinum status for sustainable campus design

June 20, 2017  |  Comments
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The campus earned the LEED Platinum rating by incorporating numerous sustainable design elements in the facility.

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Make the Ala Wai Awesome winners announced

Make the Ala Wai Awesome winners announced

June 18, 2017  |  Comments
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Winners included Noelani Elementary School, ʻIolani School, Arizona State University and UH Mānoa.

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14,105 pounds of donations saved from trash during student housing move-out

14,105 pounds of donations saved from trash during student housing move-out

June 6, 2017  |  Comments
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The UH Mānoa Student Housing Services donated the clothing and other items to the Boys and Girls Club and Kidney Foundation.

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Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers say clean drinking water and energy cost savings might be achieved by co-locating hydro energy storage systems with reverse osmosis desalination plants.

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UH events recognized by Hawaiʻi Green Business program

UH events recognized by Hawaiʻi Green Business program

May 18, 2017  |  Comments
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Three out of eight awards given by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism were received by “green events” hosted on UH campuses.

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Make the Ala Wai Awesome Student Design Challenge finalists selected

Make the Ala Wai Awesome Student Design Challenge finalists selected

May 16, 2017  |  Comments
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The international challenge includes $10,000 in total prize money and first place winners will be announced in June.

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Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

Water filtering technology would use 1000-times less energy than conventional methods

May 16, 2017  |  2 Comments
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A team led by UH Mānoa’s Sangwoo Shin has found a promising, inexpensive way to clean water using carbon dioxide—the study was published in Nature Communications.

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UH brightens future at local elementary school

UH brightens future at local elementary school

May 3, 2017  |  Comments
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Jennifer Hudson’s 4th grade students shared their sustainability-themed projects with UH President Lassner.

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