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Could hybrid ecosystems save native forests in Hawaii?

Could hybrid ecosystems save native forests in Hawaii?

November 12, 2013  |  2 Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo researchers test new hybrid ecosystems as a way to save Hawaiʻi’s low elevation native forests.

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Scientists find that El Nino is becoming more active

Scientists find that El Nino is becoming more active

November 5, 2013  |  Comments
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New study by UH Mānoa scientists finds El Niño phenomenon unusually high during 20th century.

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Unusual new species discovered in Kilauea caldera

Unusual new species discovered in Kilauea caldera

October 25, 2013  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers cultivated a new cyanobacterium from an almost 100-year-old lava cave in volcanically active Kīlauea Caldera.

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Study links box jellyfish abundance and environmental variability

Study links box jellyfish abundance and environmental variability

October 25, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers publish an analysis of 14 years of monthly jellyfish collection data in PLOS ONE.

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Robotic vessel helps in times of disaster

Robotic vessel helps in times of disaster

October 17, 2013  |  2 Comments
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Technology developed by University of Hawaii researchers and students may be in harbors and ports all over the world providing daily security and surveillance.

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Ruth Gates wins international Ocean Challenge

Ruth Gates wins international Ocean Challenge

October 17, 2013  |  Comments
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Ruth Gates, a Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology researcher, wins competition with a proposal to develop super corals resilient to ocean acidification.

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Waves a dominant force in Hawaii shoreline habitat creation

Waves a dominant force in Hawaii shoreline habitat creation

October 16, 2013  |  Comments
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Researchers at UH Mānoa develop wave and tide model to classify shorelines worldwide.

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World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

October 16, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa scientists warn against the high risk of degradation of marine ecosystems and human hardships.

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Disney conservation grant supports coral reef research

Disney conservation grant supports coral reef research

October 3, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology awarded a grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to support reef project.

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U.S. volcanic dangers focus of NSF grant

U.S. volcanic dangers focus of NSF grant

September 30, 2013  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa SOEST awarded grant by U.S. National Science Foundation aimed at mitigating volcanic disasters.

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