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PMRF “Dark Skies” Program Protecting Endangered Seabirds Starts Sept 15th

It will definitely be darker on Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) beginning September 15th as the base begins its "Dark Skies" program. PMRF will be turning off all non-essential lighting on the base and modifying night time operations to help protect rare Hawaiian seabirds and prevent "shearwater fallout." The Newell's Shearwater and Hawaiian Petrel are [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:23+00:00 September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Status Review of Green Turtles to be Conducted

Threatened Green sea turtle. Photo by Andy Bruckner, NOAA NOAA News Release NOAA’s Fisheries Service announced that it will work with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to conduct a global status review of green turtles, which have been listed under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) since 1978. The species is [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:38+00:00 September 8th, 2012|0 Comments