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Potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi may successfully sequester carbon in soil

Potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi may successfully sequester carbon in soil

PLOS ONE study finds that two potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi—sugarcane and napiergrass—may sequester more carbon in soil than is lost to the atmosphere,

January 13, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Manganese nodules as breeding ground for deep-sea octopods

Manganese nodules as breeding ground for deep-sea octopods

Scientists discover new octopod species which may be at risk from deep-sea mining.

December 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
HURL completes banner year of dives on a tight budget

HURL completes banner year of dives on a tight budget

The Hawaiʻi Undersea Research Laboratory maintains two of the last manned submersibles in the world, enabling incredible research, discovery and exploration.

December 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sonia Rowley wins Sir David Attenborough Award for Fieldwork

Sonia Rowley wins Sir David Attenborough Award for Fieldwork

Rowley’s work was selected based on her project entitled ‘Exploration and Systematics of Twilight Reef Gorgonian Corals at Pakin Atoll.’

November 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean

New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean

UH Mānoa Pavel Professor of Oceanography David Karl, study co-author, found vital clue to the puzzle.

November 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

Land-use practices on tropical oceanic islands can have large impacts on reef ecosystems, even in the absence of rivers and streams.

November 15, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
New model reveals adaptations of world’s most abundant ocean microbe

New model reveals adaptations of world’s most abundant ocean microbe

UH Mānoa researcher David Karl and Jens Nielsen from Chalmers University of Technology, developed a computer model to understand the survival of Prochlorococcus.

November 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

An international team of scientists have reconstructed the extreme collision that created one of the moon’s largest craters, 3.8 billion years ago.

October 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hawaiʻi high school student awarded for developing ocean research methods

Hawaiʻi high school student awarded for developing ocean research methods

UH Mānoa’s Margo Edwards worked with 17-year-old Christopher Lindsay in developing new methods to observe marine life using underwater time-lapse cameras.

October 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation supports graduate student conservation fellows

Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation supports graduate student conservation fellows

The fellowships for Hawaiʻi high school graduates will help increase the number of qualified Hawaiʻi students and professionals pursuing environmental resource management careers.

October 12, 2016 | By | Reply More