Stories tagged "ocean"

Helping coral in peril

April 13th, 2012 | by Malamalama Staff | 2 Comments

A recent outbreak of coral disease in Hawaiian waters concerns UH scientists.

video iconCoral in Peril

It takes a voyage to unite education and culture

October 31st, 2011 | by Kristen Bonilla | 4 Comments

A master navigator helps UH campuses incorporate Polynesian voyaging into courses and cultures.

King crabs invade Antarctic shelf

October 28th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A large population of king crabs is consuming its neighbors and altering the habitat by digging in the soft sediments of the Antarctic shelf.

New hypothesis explains ocean acidification effect

October 24th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Declining coral reef growth as a result of ocean acidification explained with new proton flux hypothesis by Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology Researcher Paul Jokiel.

Acoustic shark sensors monitor Palau sharks

October 19th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Sharks are monitored in Palau with a new 14-station acoustic array as part of an effort to protect the species in Micronesia waters.

Shark cam explains yo-yo swimming behavior

July 25th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Marine biologists use cameras and accelerometers to explain swimming behavior in sharks.

Hilo students rescue endangered turtle

July 15th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

University of Hawaii at Hilo students assist in the rescue of a hawksbill sea turtle that had gotten stranded in a freshwater pond.

video iconWatch the rescue

Marine reserves spawn distant fish

April 5th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

University of Hawaii researchers find evidence that marine reserves contribute to fish stocks a hundred miles away.

Taller ships skew Atlantic tradewind findings

March 31st, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Revised analysis of historical data indicates Atlantic trade winds have weakened.

Calendar tells when box jellies are expected

March 23rd, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Waikīkī Aquarium creates calendar indicating box jelly invasion dates.