HAWAII: Indigenous Protesters Block Construction of Telescope on Sacred Land

By Jennifer Kelly Over a thousand protestors gathered on Saturday against the construction of a giant telescope known as the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT), on the mountain of Mauna Kea, which is sacred to the Hawaiian people. The proposed $1.4 billion TMT would be one of the largest observatories in the world, and the fourteenth built on Mauna Kea alone. Construction was slated to begin a … Continue reading HAWAII: Indigenous Protesters Block Construction of Telescope on Sacred Land