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Hawaii delegation in Jeju, South Korea, can speak out for indigenous people there

By Renie Wong Lindley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 09, 2012

~~<p>Hoping to bring a large convention with its 7,000 members and attendees to Hawaii in 2016, a 39-member Hawaii delegation has been sent to attend the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s World Conservation Congress on Jeju, a beautiful island in South Korea about the size of Oahu.</p>
<p>They are probably unaware that a battle for saving delicate soft coral reefs and numerous endangered species is being waged just a few miles from the conference site.</p>
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Hoping to bring a large convention with its 7,000 members and attendees to Hawaii in 2016, a 39-member Hawaii delegation has been sent to attend the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s World Conservation Congress on Jeju, a beautiful island in South Korea about the size of Oahu.

They are probably unaware that a battle for saving delicate soft coral reefs and numerous endangered species is being waged just a few miles from the conference site. Login for more...



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