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Scientists: Climate Change Will Mean Fewer Big Fish Flickr: luckytomato

Scientists: Climate Change Will Mean Fewer Big Fish

Hawaii may have less ahi, swordfish over course of this century.
Lawsuit: DLNR Must Study Effects of Aquarium Fish Trade on Hawaii Reefs Wikimedia Commons

Lawsuit: DLNR Must Study Effects of Aquarium Fish Trade on Hawaii Reefs

Environmental advocates protesting state law allowing unlimited collection of reef fish.

Coral Reefs Are Doomed, Says Scientist

Our Landblog reports: The world’s reefs are on a trajectory to collapse within a human generation and there is…
Fishery Council: ‘Sharks Don’t Spend Any Money’

Fishery Council: ‘Sharks Don’t Spend Any Money’

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council discounts science behind study of declining reef sharks.
Sperm Banks For Coral? One Scientist’s Unusual Plan To Save The Species

Sperm Banks For Coral? One Scientist’s Unusual Plan To Save The Species

Hawaii is at the center of cutting-edge technology to save the world's marine ecosystems.
Federal Fisheries Group Presides Over Pacific Ocean Policies And Politics

Federal Fisheries Group Presides Over Pacific Ocean Policies And Politics

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council deciding fish quotas, turtle rules.

Scientists Look to Ancient Hawaiians for Sustainable Fishing Lessons

When scientists look at today’s efforts to control overfishing, they see a lot of parallels with the ancient Hawaiian practices. The…

Bigeye Tuna Farm Coming to the Big Island

A company that wants to drop fish cages two miles off the Big Island’s Kohala coast has…

Humpback Whale Entangled Head to Tail in Fishing Nets off Maui, Dragging Buoys

Federal officials spent Thursday afternoon trying to free a whale caught in fishing nets off Maui, according to the…

[VIDEO] Great White Shark Circles Fishing Boat Off Kaena Point

A local fisherman captured great video showing a 15-foot great white shark off circling their boat about five miles off Yokohama…

Inouye Aims To Thwart Pirate Fishing

dc808: Sen. Daniel Inouye on Monday introduced a bill aimed at cracking down on pirate fishing operations.
NOAA: Americans Willing to Pay $33 Billion to Protect Hawaii’s Reefs

NOAA: Americans Willing to Pay $33 Billion to Protect Hawaii’s Reefs

A new study evaluates the value Americans place on coral reefs.