A new study found that human activity was to blame for more than half of all known seal deaths in the islands over the past quarter century.
Fewer trips to the field have become the norm as scientists adapt by working from home and connecting with colleagues.
The changes are being lauded as significant steps. But they won’t go far enough if other countries’ fleets don’t follow suit.
Green sea turtles are now nesting at a windward Oahu beach where the military trains.
Scientists in Hawaii are also racing to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes that threaten the survival of the islands’ rare and unique forest bird species. But controversial GMO solutions are not yet being considered in Hawaii.
The Trump administration has launched an all-out assault on federal environmental regulations, including the Endangered Species Act.
State officials will decide at a hearing that starts next month if the developer’s mitigation plan adequately protects this endangered species.
Scientists are racing to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes from forests, but to some a solution still feels like forever away.