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Endangered Species In Hawaii

Feds Keep Protections for Hawaii Green Sea Turtles Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Feds Keep Protections for Hawaii Green Sea Turtles

NOAA denies petition to delist Hawaii honu, proposes increasing protections for turtles elsewhere.
‘If You’re the Bad Guy, Everybody Needs to Know’

‘If You’re the Bad Guy, Everybody Needs to Know’

Hawaii Environmental Council talking invasive species, climate change at annual planning meeting.
Should the U.S. Expand Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument? Enric Sala

Should the U.S. Expand Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument?

Public invited to weigh in on Obama's proposal at town hall meeting tonight.
Respect the Locals: Sea Turtle Selfies Are Uncool — and Illegal Contributed photo

Respect the Locals: Sea Turtle Selfies Are Uncool — and Illegal

State, federal officials remind public that harassing honu is against the law and can result in a fine.

Who Would Kill This Monk Seal?

Who Would Kill This Monk Seal?

Law enforcement struggles to protect the endangered species.
Can Spy Cams Save Hawaiian Monk Seals?

Can Spy Cams Save Hawaiian Monk Seals?

Federal scientists are using crittercams to dispel myths about Hawaiian seals that endanger them.
Hawaii DOT Refusal to Switch Out Lights Means Likely Federal Indictment Nathan Eagle/Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii DOT Refusal to Switch Out Lights Means Likely Federal Indictment

Department of Transportation blamed for deaths of endangered birds, turtles and moths.
NOAA Shelves Plan To Move Monk Seals to Main Hawaiian Islands USFWS Pacific/Flickr

NOAA Shelves Plan To Move Monk Seals to Main Hawaiian Islands

Marine officials say they aren't ready to deal with more frequent contact between seals and humans.

Reward Offered for Info on Illegal Sea Turtle Killings

First monk seals, now sea turtles? What gives? Our landblog reports: The Humane Society is offering up to $2,500…
NOAA Program: Kill The Sharks To Save The Baby Monk Seals

NOAA Program: Kill The Sharks To Save The Baby Monk Seals

But the marine oversight agency failed to nab a single galapagos shark this year.

Latest Monk Seal Killing Prompts Environmental Groups to Up Reward to $40,000

New this week that yet another monk seal was found dead under “suspicious” circumstances has prompted environmental groups to up…
Stop In the Name Of the Endangered Species Law: Put That Sea Turtle Back NOAA

Stop In the Name Of the Endangered Species Law: Put That Sea Turtle Back

UPDATED But your chances of getting caught may be slim, according to a Civil Beat review of 10 years of documents.
Endangered Species In Hawaii