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‘Native’ vs. ‘non-native’ dogma misguides conservation

By Sydney Ross Singer

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 01, 2013

~~<p>Our koa forests are under attack!</p>
<p>Swarms of koa moths have invaded more than 30,000 acres of koa forest on Hawaii island. It was recently reported that, for mysterious reasons, the moth is breeding like wildfire, defoliating koa trees throughout the Hilo and Hamakua regions, up to elevations of 3,700 feet.</p>
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Our koa forests are under attack!

Swarms of koa moths have invaded more than 30,000 acres of koa forest on Hawaii island. It was recently reported that, for mysterious reasons, the moth is breeding like wildfire, defoliating koa trees throughout the Hilo and Hamakua regions, up to elevations of 3,700 feet. Login for more...



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