Please consider the facts regarding the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea

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There are many strong opinions about the Thirty Meter Telescope, or TMT, project on Maunakea on Hawaiʻi Island, and it is important that everyone know the facts. Unfortunately, an April 2 op-ed by members of UC Berkeley’s Indigenous Americas Working Group calling for the UC system to stop funding construction of the TMT contained inaccurate information that needs a response.
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People holding signs that read "Protect Mauna Kea"

UC should stop funding Mauna Kea telescope construction

We call on students, staff, faculty and community to join the efforts to protect Mauna Kea and to collectively demand that the University of California end its partnership with this project. We call on our community to heed the words of Mauna Kea leader Pua Case when she declares “this time we speak for the mountain and the mountain says no.”
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