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Aloha GE Papaya

Feature story | May 26, 2006 at 6:00

The island of Hawaii'i, also known as the Big Island. An island filled with contrasts - lush tropical rain forests, grassy rolling hills, dry deserts, sunny beaches and snow capped volcanic peaks ...an alluring and exotic tropical island. And...

Locals walk out of their flooded village

Image | May 26, 2006 at 6:00

Locals walk out of their flooded village in Muang district of Uttaradit province.

Destruction engulfs the district of Lablae

Image | May 26, 2006 at 6:00

Destruction engulfs the district of Lablae in Uttaradit province after a mudslide swept through the district and destroyed everything on its path. More than a hundred are feared dead and missing as the province of Uttaradit and other northern...

The Failure of GE Papaya in Hawaii

Publication | May 25, 2006 at 6:00

The ringspot virus-resistant genetically engineered (GE) papaya introduced in Hawaii in 1998 has been a commercial failure that has propelled the Islands’ papaya industry towards collapse. Fewer papayas are harvested in Hawaii now than at any...

Locals attempt to save what's left of their

Image | May 25, 2006 at 6:00

Locals attempt to save what's left of their possessions.

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