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Conservation groups file suit to protect reef ecosystems

MEDIA RELEASE Citizens and conservation groups have taken legal action to require the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources to protect Hawaii’s reefs and coastal areas from unlimited collection of fish and other wildlife for the aquarium trade. Specifically, the groups are as king DLNR to conduct environmental reviews — including an examination of […]

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ReefWatchers and other interested folks  will join in the hunt for spawning corals again  this year.  His articles on spawnings in 2007 and  2008 have highlighted the value of volunteers  making observations and reporting their  information.  Together we have documented  information on cauliflower coral, antler coral  and lobe or mound corals.  None of this work had  been done before.  The ReefWatchers have made  themselves a place in marine science history.

Volunteers needed to observe coral spawning in March-April

ReefWatchers and other interested folks will join in the hunt for spawning corals again this year. His articles on spawnings in 2007 and 2008 have highlighted the value of volunteers making observations and reporting their information. Together we have documented information on cauliflower coral, antler coral and lobe or mound corals. None of this work […]

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Coral reef workshop coming to Kona Feb. 3-6

MEDIA RELEASE Pan Pacific Coral Health and Disease Workshop Overview In July 2008, at the 11th Annual International Coral Reef Symposium, coral disease researchers presented mounting evidence of the rising prevalence and severity of global coral diseases.   While an unprecedented increase in coral disease has been well-documented in the Caribbean over the last decade, […]

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