NOAA Fisheries has proposed a rule to designate critical habitat for five threatened reef-building coral species in the Pacific Islands region.
ByStaff / Maui Now
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) – Alaska Native and fisheries conservation organizations have filed an amicus curiae “friend of the court” brief supporting the lawsuit brought by the Association of Village Council Presidents, Tanana Chiefs Conference, and city of Bethel against federal fisheries managers.
Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, both R-Alaska, last week announced the Federal Transit Administration is awarding $131 million more in bipartisan infrastructure investments to support the Alaska Marine Highway System’s operations and recapitalize portions of the fleet.
For years, South Anchorage residents have used informal trails that run through the undeveloped area — land also critical to Potter Marsh’s thriving wildlife habitat.
A new study from atmospheric scientists revealed that the coastline can produce up to five times the concentration of giant sea salt aerosols compared to the open ocean and that coastal clouds may contain more of these particles than clouds over the open ocean -- affecting cloud formation and rain around the Hawaiian Islands.
Peter Martin spent decades guzzling water around Lahaina. Then came the fire.
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Maui teen competing in the Haleiwa Pro is going viral for a memorable surf session last week — in which he caught a giant wave at Maui’s Peahi surf break. “Baby Steve” Roberson is just 15 years old.
Greenpeace activists are engaged in a sit-in protest on a deep-sea mining ship in the Pacific Ocean between Mexico and Hawaii
Rebuilding the water system is likely to cost tens of millions of dollars and could be a limiting factor in rebuilding the town.
SEATTLE — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $882,806 to fund two projects in Alaska.
The Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) is among the recipients of $20 million awarded by NOAA for research on dangerous algal blooms and hypoxia and monitoring activities nationwide.
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Board of Land and Natural Resources is blocking an effort to use sand from an ancient Leeward Oahu beach to replenish the Waikiki shoreline.
ByDaryl Huff /
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Shorelines are beginning to disappear around the world. The University of Hawaiʻi and the Surfrider Foundation have both found some disturbing prospects for Hawaiʻi’s coveted beaches.
Using a combination of survey data and laboratory studies, NOAA Fisheries scientists identified starvation as the most likely cause of mass mortality event during the eastern Bering Sea marine heatwave.
As the climate warms, there is major concern that Earth’s oceans will lose oxygen. A study published by oceanographers at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa revealed that locked in ancient deep-sea sediments is evidence for oxygen loss in the world’s ocean during past glacial periods.
CNN — Billions of snow crabs have disappeared from the ocean around Alaska in recent years, and scientists now say they know why: Warmer ocean temperatures likely caused them to starve to death.
ByRachel Ramirez, CNN
Lawsuit seeking to reinstate Arctic National Wildlife Refuge leases argues that the Biden administration put politics over legal mandates
SUNSET BEACH (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waves have been rising on Oahu’s North Shore, with one of the largest early-season swells possible next week.
The reopening sparked outrage among some residents.
The National Science Foundation is funding a $13.9 million program led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks to help multiple communities respond to coastal erosion, flooding, permafrost thaw and other hazards attributed to climate change.
Approximately 24 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa undergraduate students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to conduct research over the next three summers.
ByStaff / UH News
KODIAK, Alaska — A quiet early October day on the bay in Kodiak, Alaska looks idyllic, but it's a problem for local fishermen.
Lahaina, Hawaii, residents are asking Gov. Josh Green (D) for more time before reopening West Maui to tourism, which he is planning to do this weekend.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined one of Alaska’s biggest fishing companies nearly $1 million for Clean Water Act violations.
NOAA is evaluating data collected on 10 killer whales, also known as orcas, incidentally caught in Alaska by Bering Sea and Aleutian Island groundfish trawl fisheries this year.
ByRachel Sapin / IntraFish