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npr.org — While he was but one very lonely Achatinella apexfulva, his death takes place a George, the last of his species of Hawaiian land snail, died on New Year's Day. He was approximately 14 years old. His death was confirmed by Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources. George was born as part …
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sciencealert.com — Scientists at the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park are doing some great work. They're looking after the park on Hawaii's Big Island, and showing off the little critters they find on their Facebook page along the way. But back in August, while the park's marine biologists were conducting co…
27.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
globalnews.ca —   A remote part of the chain of Hawaiian Islands has been erased from the map after being washed away by a powerful hurricane earlier this month. Researchers confirmed East Island in the French Frigate Shoals received significant damage as a result of Hurricane Walaka — a powerful Category 4 storm…
25.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
forbes.com — Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been fiercely erupting for well over a month. Now, residents are finding little green gems that have fallen out of the sky during Kilauea's eruption. The green gems are olivine crystals, a common mineral found in Hawaii's lava. At jewelry quality, the mineral is called p…
14.06.2018 0 comments From Alex
cnn.com — Mitsuko Heidtke shakes her head in disbelief after hearing that Hawaii is now the first US state to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear strike by North Korea. She lives on the island of Oahu now, but 72 years ago she was in Hiroshima, Japan.
10.08.2017 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Credit: Mick Kalber via Storyful This volcano has added two acres of land to the growing island of Hawaii. When Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano...
25.06.2017 0 comments From Alex