The Last Wild Place

The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is one of the most remote places on Earth.
Now, it’s threatened by climate change, pollution and politics.

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‘The Last Wild Place’ Wins National Honors Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

‘The Last Wild Place’ Wins National Honors

Civil Beat took readers on a visual journey through one of the most remote parts of the planet.

Project Team

Reporter: Nathan Eagle

Photos: Nathan Eagle, Alana Eagle

Videography: Alana Eagle

Additional photos and video courtesy of Office of Hawaiian Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Oiwi TV, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Edited by Patti Epler

Interactive development and design by Mantle

Donor Acknowledgment

Civil Beat environmental reporting is funded in part by grants from the Atherton Family Foundation, the Hawaii Community Foundation, the EACH Foundation and the Kim Coco Fund for Justice of the Iwamoto Family Foundation.


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