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Rainwater catchment workshops slated

Rainwater catchment workshops slated

MEDIA RELEASE University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program will hold 9 free community workshops across the island to give residents access to information about rainwater catchment systems, safety, monitoring and proper maintenance. Water quality testing kits and instructions will be provided to workshop attendees free of charge. Two free professional level workshops will be […]

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ICAP recaps status of climate change law, policy

MEDIA RELEASE The Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy (ICAP), at the University of Hawaii (UH) Sea Grant College Program, recently published Climate Change Law and Policy in Hawaii, Briefing Sheet, 2012 See: icap.seagrant.soest.hawaii.edu…). The report chronicles state efforts to (1) reduce human-caused greenhouse gas emissions and (2) build resiliency to climate change impacts. […]

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Dr. Bill Walsh, aquatic biologist with the Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, will address the issue of aquarium collecting in West Hawaii and separate myth from reality at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Dec 6) at Kealakehe High School Library.

Reef Talk: ‘Myth and Reality’ The aquarium fishery in West Hawaii

Dr. Bill Walsh, aquatic biologist with the Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, will address the issue of aquarium collecting in West Hawaii and separate myth from reality at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Dec 6) at Kealakehe High School Library.

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Volunteers needed to observe Mound Coral spawning in August

Volunteers needed to observe Mound Coral spawning in August

MEDIA RELEASE UH Sea Grant is asking for volunteers to report on Mound Coral Porites lutea (formerly P. evermanni) spawning during the month of August. It seems that mound coral (actually there are two species, and we are targeting the one described and pictured on the data observation sheet) may spawn though out the day […]

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ReefTalk focus on humpback whales

MEDIA RELEASE ReefTalk’s March presentation is “The Long and Interesting Lives of Humpback Whales” with Christine Gabriele. Marine mammal researcher Gabriele spends her time in Alaska and West Hawaii studying humpback whales. She will describe past whale age-determination methods and new techniques that may soon allow scientists to estimate the age of live, free-ranging whales.  […]

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