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2012-05-23 19:27:33

Biologists Leonard Freed and Rebecca Cann from the University of Hawaii at Manoa have been studying birds at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge for 20 years.

2011-11-08 21:48:21

The Wildlife Society's annual conference is from Nov. 5 to 10 on Waikoloa (the Big Island), Hawaii.

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2010-03-11 09:45:00

Wildlife experts praised the Obama administration for its “holistic approach” to conversation in Hawaii, after it named 48 species to be added to the endangered species list on Wednesday, boosting the number of endangered Hawaiian species from 2 to 50.

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2009-09-17 12:46:55

In the late 1920s, people intentionally introduced birds known as Japanese white-eyes into Hawaiian agricultural lands and gardens for purposes of bug control.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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