Environmentalists

In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 photo, musician Paul Simon, left, joins in a prayer lead by Aimee Sato, second from right, prior to the planting of a lama tree at Auwahi Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii. (Anna Kim/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

Paul Simon Plants a Tree at Hawaii Forest Preserve On Maui

The tree planting is a part of a growing forest restoration effort on Hawaii's second-largest island.
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In this photo taken June 18, 2019, provided by the Ocean Voyages Institute, are nets brought in by the sailing ship Kwai from the Pacific gyre cleanup in Honolulu. (AJ Jaeger/Ocean Voyages Institute via AP)

40 Tons of Fishing Nets Retrieved In Pacific Ocean Cleanup

Mariners on a sailing vessel hundreds of miles from the Hawaiian coast picked up more than 40 tons of abandoned fishing nets in an effort to clean a garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean, where the nets can entangle whales, turtles and fish and damage coral reefs.
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