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Hawaiʻi votes to protect coral reefs — from our sunscreen

By Morgan Lynch

July 2, 2018
Hawaiʻi Governor David Ige will sign a bill to prohibit the sale of sunscreens containing chemicals that contribute to the destruction of coral reefs.
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Scientists estimate how many fish are caught from Hawaii’s reefs

By Eva Schemmel

May 2, 2018
Knowledge of fish populations in the coral reefs along the islands’ shores is woefully lacking, so scientists compiled this data.
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Agency recommends reductions to some U.S. national monuments, parks

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 24, 2017
The Trump Administration’s review has ended with unclear results.
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America’s largest national monument is under threat

By Aulani Wilhelm

June 29, 2017
America’s largest national monument is under threat. CI’s head of oceans breaks down the many reasons we must protect it.
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To save Hawaiian fisheries, scientists look to locals for answers

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 22, 2017
Two new studies reveal that when it comes to managing fish populations, traditional knowledge can be as important as science.
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