Posts tagged with hawaii

Hawaiian Marine Refuge Now Filled With Garbage

Posted Tuesday November 25, 2014 by Reef Relief

Nov 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // by Patrick J. Kiger ....

Nov 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // by Patrick J. Kiger . Discover News Photo: NOAA The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest...

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Possible expansion of the protections of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument

Posted Thursday August 07, 2014 by Reef Relief

On behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the...

On behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), we would like to invite you to participate in a Town Hall...

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Hawaii Is First State to Ban Plastic Bags

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Tanya Lewis|   February 11, 2014. livescience.com Plastic bags are the modern...

By Tanya Lewis|   February 11, 2014. livescience.com Plastic bags are the modern environmental scourge — piling up in landfills, polluting the oceans and choking wildlife. Now, Hawaii has taken a...

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In Hawaii, a coral reef infection has biologists alarmed

Posted Wednesday November 28, 2012 by Reef Relief

By Kim Murphy, Los Angeles TimesNovember 27, 2012, 5:00 a.m. HANALEI, Hawaii...

By Kim Murphy, Los Angeles TimesNovember 27, 2012, 5:00 a.m. HANALEI, Hawaii — When compiling a list of places that may be described as paradise, Hanalei Bay on the rugged...

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Scientists investigate reports of a massive coral deaths off Kauai

Posted Tuesday September 25, 2012 by Reef Relief

 By Catherine Cruz. http://www.kitv.com/ 9:54 AM HST Sep 22, 2012 HONOLULU —...

 By Catherine Cruz. http://www.kitv.com/ 9:54 AM HST Sep 22, 2012 HONOLULU — A mysterious coral die-off on Kauai’s north shore is prompting a team of scientists to take a closer...

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Hawaii Now Has Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Posted Thursday May 17, 2012 by Reef Relief

Written by Mat McDermott.  TreeHugger. May 16, 2012 While there are plenty...

Written by Mat McDermott.  TreeHugger. May 16, 2012 While there are plenty of bans on plastic bags at the city level in the US, with the approval of a ban...

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Hawaii Plastic Bag Fee Gains Support

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

AP.   TREENA SHAPIRO 02/17/2012 9:17 am (AP) — A proposal to...

AP.   TREENA SHAPIRO 02/17/2012 9:17 am (AP) — A proposal to collect fees from customers who choose disposable paper and plastic shopping bags is gaining support as it works...

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Another Outbreak of Coral Disease Hits the Reefs of Kane’ohe Bay, O’ahu

Posted Thursday January 26, 2012 by Reef Relief

ScienceDaily (Jan. 6, 2012) — In March 2010 an outbreak of a...

ScienceDaily (Jan. 6, 2012) — In March 2010 an outbreak of a disease called acute Montipora White Syndrome (MWS) was discovered affecting coral reefs in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu. Follow-up surveys...

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Decline and Recovery of Coral Reefs Linked to 700 Years of Human and Environmental Activities

Posted Tuesday October 04, 2011 by Reef Relief

ScienceDaily (Oct. 3, 2011) — Changing human activities coupled with a dynamic...

ScienceDaily (Oct. 3, 2011) — Changing human activities coupled with a dynamic environment over the past few centuries have caused fluctuating periods of decline and recovery of corals reefs in...

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