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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

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Seeks Advisory Council Applicants

NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve seeks advisory council applicants NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve is seeking applicants for five primary and alternate seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in reserve management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. “Community representatives on our advisory council are [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 7th, 2016|0 Comments

New Information Gained from ‘Opihi Research in Papahānaumokuākea

Researchers at Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Photo courtesy of NOAA (Honolulu, HI) On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, the M/V Searcher will return to port following a 12-day research trip to explore the intertidal zones within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  The team made some [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:37+00:00 September 23rd, 2012|0 Comments