The home port of the Oceanographer was announced today by Rep. Ed Case, who says the new ships " will ensure that our country can continue with the vital research necessary to research and preserve our marine world that while still largely unknown is so vital to the present and future of our planet."
To date, the Purple Prize has worked with over 40 teams and awarded over $200,000 to those with the highest potential to amplify community and regenerate Hawaii’s ecosystems.
Charlie Thomas, 18, will be the youngest of four program volunteers and the first New Zealander to ever work at Kure Atoll, living without internet or cell phone service while cleaning up marine debris.
Nearly 70 percent of Oahu commuters currently drive alone, contributing to the island’s high transportation energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, traffic, transportation costs, negative health impacts, and a lower quality of life.
Thursday afternoon, a large group of staff and volunteers from partner organizations like NOAA watched as Turtle 1036 returned home. The turtle was hurt after getting entangled in monofilament fishing line.
The area is too large and complex to get to it by diving alone… even with the thousands of hours of diving each year.
More than 550 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui during the parallel "Ocean Count" led by the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and the Pacific Whale...
Earth scientists from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa say they have uncovered a new piece of the puzzle that may aid scientists in determining when and where the next destructive earthquake will occur.
"Our volunteers are keenly aware that clean ocean water is essential for healthy coral reefs, and important for all who enjoy recreating in our coastal waters," explains Robin Newbold, chair and co-founder of Maui Nui Marine Resource Council (MNMRC).