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Letter: Protect open spaces to sequester carbon

  • JAMM AQUINO / 2017

    Dolan Eversole, right, of the University of Hawaii Sea Grant, walks with wife Malia and son Kainalu near a cleared section of stream bank in Manoa. Members of the Ala Wai Watershed Collaboration are using national conservation standards and native plants to improve stream banks to reduce erosion. It is important to take care of the upper watershed and maintain the stream so that the Ala Wai Canal and coral reefs are not harmed by excessive erosion.

Gov. David Ige has pledged that by 2045, the state will absorb more carbon that it produces. The world has its eyes on Hawaii to see how this environmental sanity can be accomplished. Read more

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