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Were Ancient Coral Reefs Drowned by Rising Sea Levels? Scientists Seek Answers From Hawaii’s Reef Fossils

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Were Ancient Coral Reefs Drowned by Rising Sea Levels? Scientists Seek Answers From Hawaii’s Reef Fossils

Source: Science Daily/University of Sydney - October 3, 2017

Investigations to predict changes in sea levels and their impacts on coastal systems are a step closer, as a result of international collaboration between the more…

How I Sea: Zach Donovan

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How I Sea: Zach Donovan

Source: The TerraMar Project - August 11, 2017

Zach is a 23-year-old surfer from Long Island, NY. He’s spent the past 4 years living in Hawaii where he studied writing and education, and more…

Could Lasers Protect Seabirds in Hawaii From Power Line Collisions?

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Could Lasers Protect Seabirds in Hawaii From Power Line Collisions?

Source: Hakai Magazine/Ashley Braun - June 16, 2017

When a seabird zipping through Hawai‘i’s night sky hits a power line, you can hear it.

“They make this Star Wars-esque laser sound, like tawong-wow-ow-ow,” says more…

Hawaii Researchers Awarded Million Dollar Grant From NASA to Forecast Coral Disease

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Hawaii Researchers Awarded Million Dollar Grant From NASA to Forecast Coral Disease

Source: Phys.org/University of Hawaii at Manoa - June 12, 2017

Researchers at University of Hawai'i at Manoa's Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) were recently awarded a $1.026 million grant from NASA to develop coral more…

Hawaii Becomes First U.S. State to Commit to Goals of Paris Agreement

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Hawaii Becomes First U.S. State to Commit to Goals of Paris Agreement

Source: Live Science/Kacey Deamer - June 9, 2017

Following President Donald Trump's announcement withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement, some politicians are taking a stand and making their own commitments to more…

Ocean-Inspired Art a Part of Hawaii’s Culture

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Ocean-Inspired Art a Part of Hawaii’s Culture

Source: The Maui News/Evan Pascual - June 5, 2017

I’ll never forget the first time I attempted to print a fish. It was not in the most ideal conditions, on a table in the more…

Climate Change is Threatening Corals at This Popular Hawaiian Tourist Destination

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Climate Change is Threatening Corals at This Popular Hawaiian Tourist Destination

Source: Phys.org/PeerJ - May 31, 2017

Corals in peril at a popular Hawaiian tourist destination due to global climate change

Despite state protected status, nearshore corals at the Hanauma Bay Nature more…

How I Sea: Carly Haeussler

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How I Sea: Carly Haeussler

Source: The TerraMar Project - May 10, 2017

Carly is the program coordinator at a marine conservation organization in Hawaii. She works on the front lines of the island chain’s battle against marine more…

Marine Biologists Find Deep Hawaiian Reef Hosts a Wealth of Fish

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Marine Biologists Find Deep Hawaiian Reef Hosts a Wealth of Fish

Source: Phys.org/Eric Sorensen/Washington State University - May 4, 2017

Washington State University marine biologists for the first time have documented a wealth of fish in the "vastly underexplored" deep coral reefs off Hawaii Island.

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Why Is NASA Studying the Hawaiian Islands and Volcanoes?

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Why Is NASA Studying the Hawaiian Islands and Volcanoes?

Source: LiveScience/Karen Rowan - February 14, 2017

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII — Whether it's the noxious gases rising from the Kilauea volcano, or the lively coral reefs that sprawl across the seafloor around the island more…