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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

535 Scientists Want Trump To Leave Hawaii’s Marine Monument Alone Cory Lum/Civil Beat

535 Scientists Want Trump To Leave Hawaii’s Marine Monument Alone

The group signed a letter emphasizing how protected reserves help the economy and biodiversity.

The Fight Over Papahanaumokuakea Just Escalated Courtesy: Wespac

The Fight Over Papahanaumokuakea Just Escalated

It’s not just Wespac that’s lobbying President Trump to undo marine monument protections in the Pacific.

100,000 Pounds Of Debris Hauled Out Of Papahanaumokuakea Courtesy: NOAA

100,000 Pounds Of Debris Hauled Out Of Papahanaumokuakea

The marine junk from the reefs and shores of Midway and Kure atolls was brought to Honolulu, where it will be incinerated.

Scientists See ‘Glimmer Of Hope’ For Hawaiian Monk Seals Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Scientists See ‘Glimmer Of Hope’ For Hawaiian Monk Seals

The endangered species, which is endemic to Hawaii, is growing in population after decades of decline.

Wespac Still Pushing Obama To Lift Marine Monument’s Fishing Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Wespac Still Pushing Obama To Lift Marine Monument’s Fishing Ban

The federal advisory body’s leaders want a five-year delay of the commercial fishing prohibition around Papahanaumokuakea.

Will Trump Be Able To Undo Papahanaumokuakea? Courtesy: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Will Trump Be Able To Undo Papahanaumokuakea?

The president lacks the express authority to revoke a national monument designation but Congress can do it.

Fight Over Papahanaumokuakea Expansion Isn’t Over Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Fight Over Papahanaumokuakea Expansion Isn’t Over

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council wants a study of the economic impacts of marine monument expansion.

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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument