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Endangered Blind Spiders And Ancient Burials Spur Angst Over Luxury Condo Project Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2022

Endangered Blind Spiders And Ancient Burials Spur Angst Over Luxury Condo Project

No one knows for certain what lies underground at a vacant parcel that’s being developed on Kauai.

Lawsuit Leads To Critical Habitats For Endangered Species In The Pacific Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Lawsuit Leads To Critical Habitats For Endangered Species In The Pacific

The Pacific sheath-tailed bat and the Guam tree snail are among the species that will benefit from the settlement.

Endangered Monk Seal Died Of Gunshot Wound To The Head, Authorities Say Courtesy: Todd Yamashita/2021

Endangered Monk Seal Died Of Gunshot Wound To The Head, Authorities Say

It was at least the third monk seal to be intentionally killed by humans this year on Molokai, government officials said.

Feds Say Hawaiian Hoary Bats Aren’t Endangered Despite Unresolved Questions Flickr: Forest and Kim Starr

Feds Say Hawaiian Hoary Bats Aren’t Endangered Despite Unresolved Questions

Wind farm developers are funding millions of dollars of research that’s helping scientists better understand Hawaii’s imperiled bats.

The Navy Vs. Marine Mammals: How Often Do Ship Strikes Happen? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

The Navy Vs. Marine Mammals: How Often Do Ship Strikes Happen?

The Navy hires biologists and oceanographers to assess and document its environmental impact, but many of those impacts remain unknown.

Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai? Courtesy: Todd Yamashita/2021

Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai?

At least two of the six endangered seals found dead on Molokai so far this year were killed by humans.

Critically Endangered Fern Rediscovered On Kauai Courtesy: DLNR/2021

Critically Endangered Fern Rediscovered On Kauai

Scientists had not seen the imperiled native fern in the wild for years, leading some to believe it could be extinct.

Nine Endangered Species In Hawaii Are Now Extinct Courtesy: Center for Biological Diversity/2021

Nine Endangered Species In Hawaii Are Now Extinct

The lost species include eight birds and a plant in the mint family that was only found in Hawaii.

Conservationists Threaten To Sue Maui Resort Over Injured Seabirds Courtesy: Andre Raine/2021

Conservationists Threaten To Sue Maui Resort Over Injured Seabirds

For more than a decade, artificial lighting on the grounds of the Grand Wailea Resort has been causing endangered seabirds to fall from the sky, a pair of conservation groups says.

PODCAST: Hawaii’s Complicated Relationship With European Honey Bees Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

PODCAST: Hawaii’s Complicated Relationship With European Honey Bees

Many farmers rely on European honey bees to pollinate their plants, but the introduced species can negatively impact a native pollinator.