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Endangered Species In Hawaii

Hawaii’s State Of The Environment: Good, Bad And Ugly Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s State Of The Environment: Good, Bad And Ugly

A new report highlights challenges and opportunities.
How Cat Poop Is Killing Endangered Seals Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

How Cat Poop Is Killing Endangered Seals

Scientists and Hawaiian Humane Society officials don't agree on how to address feral cat colonies and their spread of toxoplasmosis.
How We’re Hurting Endangered Monk Seals Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

How We’re Hurting Endangered Monk Seals

This North Shore monk seal mom had a tough week fighting off things that could harm her weeks-old pup.
Critical Habitat Designated On Maui

Critical Habitat Designated On Maui

The federal government issued its final rule to help protect 125 species in Hawaii.
Will Hawaii Help Protect, Or Kill, Elephants And Rhinos? Via Flickr

Will Hawaii Help Protect, Or Kill, Elephants And Rhinos?

Two bills to bar commerce in ivory and other products made from endangered species may succeed this year in the House and Senate.
Critical Habitat for Hawaiian Monk Seals Expands by 7,000 Square Miles USFWS Pacific/Flickr

Critical Habitat for Hawaiian Monk Seals Expands by 7,000 Square Miles

Facing extinction, the seals now have better-protected places to live around Oahu, the Big Island, Kauai, Maui and Niihau.
Cluster of False Killer Whales Tagged for First Time Off Kona Cascadia Research

Cluster of False Killer Whales Tagged for First Time Off Kona

Rare group was photographed and tagged last weekend — the first time they'd been seen in four years.
NOAA Wants Humpback Whales Off Endangered Species List NOAA

NOAA Wants Humpback Whales Off Endangered Species List

After 45 years of federal protection, NOAA says the whale population has recovered nicely.
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.
Endangered Species In Hawaii