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2020 Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Field Season Highlights: Celebrating Partners

Research on Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles continued in these remote islands, despite unprecedented challenges this year.
November 19, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Picture of Green sea turtles and a Hawaiian monk seal at Mokumanamana. Green sea turtles and a Hawaiian monk seal at Mokumanamana in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Photo: NOAA Fisheries/Brenda Becker.

We’re Back! The Marine Debris Team Returns

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

Our team collected more than 160,000 pounds of marine debris in just 41 days.
November 16, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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Protecting Paradise: Marine Debris Team Does the Heavy Lifting

The team removed more than 160,000 pounds of lost or abandoned fishing nets and plastics from the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, an ecologically and culturally significant area, part of the Papahānaumokuāea Marine National Monument.
November 09, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Imua! Going Forward Island by Island to Clean Marine Debris

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

The marine debris team travels to the shores of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands aboard the vessel Imua.
October 30, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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Leaving on a Jet Plane: Marine Debris Removal at Midway Atoll Comes to an End

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

Our team of five cleans up more than 25,000 pounds of debris in 10 days on Midway Atoll.
October 29, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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Midway Furious Five Rid the Land and Sea of Marine Debris

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

The team divides and five team members continue their mission removing marine debris on Midway Atoll.
October 26, 2018 - Research ,
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Midway Marine Debris: Finding our Land Legs

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

The team dodges a hurricane at Pearl and Hermes Atoll and arrives at Midway Atoll to continue their mission on land.
October 23, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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Mission Possible: Stormy Seas and Marine Debris

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

The team completes operations at Pearl and Hermes Atoll and departs before a major hurricane arrives.
October 22, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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Wrapping Up Marine Debris Operations at Pearl and Hermes Atoll

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

The marine debris team cleans up 52,000 pounds of derelict fishing nets from miles of reef.
October 19, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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Cleaning Up Marine Debris at Pearl and Hermes Atoll: It’s Not Always Sunny in Paradise

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

Under stormy skies, the marine debris team swims the maze of reefs at Pearl and Hermes Atoll to find and remove derelict fishing nets.
October 09, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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