Disney pulls Maui children’s costume amid claims it is offensive

Company apologises after outfit depicting Polynesian god Maui from the film Moana was likened to blackface Disney has said it will no longer sell a boys costume for a Polynesian character that some Pacific Islanders have compared to blackface. The…

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Nasa to map coral reefs from the air to show impact of climate change

Scientists hope large-scale maps will offer new insight into effects of warming and pollution as previous studies have almost always been done up close in the water Coral reefs have almost always been studied up close, by scientists in the…

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Mark Zuckerberg ‘reconsiders’ forcing Hawaiians to sell him their land

Facebook CEO makes statement after backlash over quiet title actions to secure parcels belonging to native owners within his $100m seafront property Mark Zuckerberg has said he is reconsidering whether to seek the forced sale of tracts of land belonging…

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