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Mark Zuckerberg donates $50M to University of Hawaii to study impact of climate change on ocean

  • INVISION VIA AP / NOV. 4, 2018
                                Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan have donated $50 million to the University of Hawaii to study the effects of climate change on the ocean. The couple are seen here in 2018 at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.

    INVISION VIA AP / NOV. 4, 2018

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan have donated $50 million to the University of Hawaii to study the effects of climate change on the ocean. The couple are seen here in 2018 at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / OCT. 25, 2019
                                Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan have donated $50 million to the University of Hawaii to study the effects of climate change on the ocean. Zuckerberg is shown here speaking at the Paley Center in New York in 2019.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / OCT. 25, 2019

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan have donated $50 million to the University of Hawaii to study the effects of climate change on the ocean. Zuckerberg is shown here speaking at the Paley Center in New York in 2019.

The largest cash gift in UH history will support various research groups within the university’s Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology and underwrite research and programs. Read more

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