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Obama Announces Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Green sea turtle. Photo by Ryann Williams/NOAA President Barack Obama announced today he will expand the existing Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands) by 442,781 square miles, bringing the total protected area of the expanded monument to 582,578 square miles, according to a PMNM news release. Today’s action creates the largest protected [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Carvalho on D.C. Trip — ‘We Managed to Accomplish What We Set Out to’

While in Washington D.C., Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. presented U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx with a miniature canoe inscribed with the words 'You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust the sails to reach your destination.' Returning from a recent trip to Washington D.C. to attend the 84th Winter [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:46+00:00 February 4th, 2016|0 Comments