Hawaiian conservationists vow to fight telescope plans despite court approval

Thirty Meter Telescope would be among the largest of its kind in the northern hemisphere, but natives say the land is sacred

Hawaiian campaigners who oppose a massive telescope on their sacred mountain say they’ll continue to fight the project despite approval by the supreme court this week.

The fight over the 18-storey Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has been going on for years, pitting scientists against Hawaiian conservationists.

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Source: theguardian