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Endangered Species In Hawaii

Monk Seal Killings On Kauai Highlight Human Threat To Endangered Species Courtesy: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Monk Seal Killings On Kauai Highlight Human Threat To Endangered Species

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.

How Hawaii Scientists Are Keeping Their Research Alive During The Pandemic National Tropical Botanical Garden

How Hawaii Scientists Are Keeping Their Research Alive During The Pandemic

Fewer trips to the field have become the norm as scientists adapt by working from home and connecting with colleagues.

Hawaii Fishing Fleet Is Changing Gear To Help Protect Endangered Sharks Wikimedia Commons

Hawaii Fishing Fleet Is Changing Gear To Help Protect Endangered Sharks

The changes are being lauded as significant steps. But they won’t go far enough if other countries’ fleets don’t follow suit.

Hawaii Marines Are Now Guarding The Nests Of Endangered Species

Hawaii Marines Are Now Guarding The Nests Of Endangered Species

Green sea turtles are now nesting at a windward Oahu beach where the military trains.

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Approved For Florida Experiment Courtesy: Ralph Steadman

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Approved For Florida Experiment

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.

How The Endangered Hawaiian Hawk Became A Political Pawn Courtesy: U.S. FWS

How The Endangered Hawaiian Hawk Became A Political Pawn

The Trump administration has launched an all-out assault on federal environmental regulations, including the Endangered Species Act.

Feds: Hawaiian Hawk No Longer Endangered Courtesy: U.S. FWS

Feds: Hawaiian Hawk No Longer Endangered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has removed the ‘io from the list of endangered or threatened species.

Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Threatens Rare Damselfly Courtesy: Nate Yuen

Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Threatens Rare Damselfly

State officials will decide at a hearing that starts next month if the developer’s mitigation plan adequately protects this endangered species.

Deadly Mosquitoes Are Killing Off Hawaii’s Rare Forest Birds Courtesy: Jack Jefferey Photography

Deadly Mosquitoes Are Killing Off Hawaii’s Rare Forest Birds

Scientists are racing to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes from forests, but to some a solution still feels like forever away.

Endangered Species In Hawaii