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Coral-eating sea star invaders turn out to be locals

Researchers at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR), organized research units in the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, and Rutgers University have … Continue reading

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Another outbreak of coral disease hits the reefs of Kāneʿohe Bay, Oʿahu

Researchers at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have discovered an outbreak of coral disease called Montipora White Syndrome (MWS) … Continue reading

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OCEAN AWARENESS TRAINING – WINDWARD SIDE & HIMB

This special training program provides multidisciplinary knowledge of Hawaii’s unique marine environment. The Oahu Winter 2012 Ocean Awareness Training will be held on Tuesdays, January 31, February 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2012. All lectures will be held from 9:00 … Continue reading

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An Online, Interactive Global Map of Coral and Zooxanthellae Data for Climate Change Study Developed by HIMB Researchers

Researchers at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have developed a web application titled GeoSymbio that provides global geospatial bioinformatics … Continue reading

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LISTENING TO THE OCEAN & BRINGING HOME THE EAR

Ever wonder what it is like to be a marine scientist? Well, I had the fortune of following Dr. Marc Lammers and his team out at sea to retrieve two deep water EARs (Ecological Acoustic Recorders). Check out this adventure: … Continue reading

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New Marine Science Learning Center is opened at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology

Students and  faculty gathered for the grand opening of the new  Marine Science Research Learning Center and honored 2011 awardees of the Carol Ann and Myron K. Hayashida Fund and the Alan Church Environmental Steward Scholarship. On Thursday, January 13th, honored invitees, … Continue reading

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To Be or Not to Be Endangered? Listing of rare Hawaiian coral species called into question

Researchers at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have made a remarkable new discovery. Coral reef ecosystems are one of the … Continue reading

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Yo-Yo Diving for Food: Scientists Discover A New Tiger Shark Hunting Technique

Researchers at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have made a remarkable new discovery. In a joint research effort between … Continue reading

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Researchers Discover New Wintering Grounds for Humpback Whales Using Sound

Researchers at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have made a remarkable new discovery. In the thick of whale season, … Continue reading

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Ten Years of Protection, Five Years of Research: Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology Celebrates its Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Research Partnership

Honolulu, HI – Last week, managers from the 43 marine sites on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) met in Hawai‘i to explore ways of strengthening marine conservation. This engagement also coincided … Continue reading

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