Nathan and Alana Eagle called their trip to the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument — a remote place in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands where few people are allowed to visit — “magical” and “transformative.” It also left them with a profound realization of man’s impact on the environment.

Learn more about the monument through their special multimedia project for Civil Beat, called The Last Wild Place.

Nathan and Alana Eagle on the north shore of Laysan Island, where marine debris washes ashore from thousands of miles away.

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