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Endangered Species In Hawaii

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.

Conservationists Threaten Lawsuit Over Maui Lights That Harm Seabirds Lindsay Young/Pacific Rim Conservation

Conservationists Threaten Lawsuit Over Maui Lights That Harm Seabirds

Artificial light disorients seabirds that navigate by moonlight, sometimes causing the birds to fall from the sky where hungry predators wait.

Scientists Eradicate Seabird-Killing Ants at Johnston Atoll Courtesy: Robert Peck, HCSU/USGS/20211

Scientists Eradicate Seabird-Killing Ants at Johnston Atoll

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that its successful eradication effort marks the first time yellow crazy ants have been removed from such a large area in the U.S.

Why The Pandemic Made It Harder To Protect Birds From Hawaii’s Feral Cats Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Why The Pandemic Made It Harder To Protect Birds From Hawaii’s Feral Cats

Pauses in cat sterilization efforts during the pandemic haven’t seemed to significantly affect populations, but it will be a while before the full impacts of 2020 are clear.

Endangered Species In Hawaii