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Continuing a Conservation Science Legacy: 40 Years of Monitoring Hawaiian Monk Seals

For more than 40 years, our monitoring and recovery work in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument has been critical to guiding the protection of Hawaiian monk seals.
September 06, 2023 - Feature Story ,
A rainbow appears over the shoreline with a row of green wall tents, two boats moored offshore, and dozens of albatross chicks sitting on the beach. The Hawaiian monk seal Assessment and Recovery Camp at the remote atoll of Manawai. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jessica Bohlander (Permit # 848-1695)

Hawai‘i Marine Animal Response Earns 2023 Partner in the Spotlight Award

NOAA recognizes Hawaiʻi Marine Animal Response for its dedicated work in helping to conserve and recover the endangered Hawaiian monk seal.
August 30, 2023 - Feature Story ,
A group photo of seven taking a photo with a picture frame after receiving an award. Hawaiʻi Marine Animal Response receives the 2023 Hawaiian Monk Seal Partner in the Spotlight award. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Coral Reefs Benefit From Reduced Land-Sea Impacts Under Ocean Warming

Local human impacts combine with global ocean warming to threaten coral reef persistence. New research finds that simultaneously reducing land- and sea-based human impacts supports coral reef persistence in our changing climate.
August 09, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Fish swimming above a colorful coral reef. Coral reef ecosystems, like this reef on Hawaiʻi Island, are more likely to persist under ocean warming when local human impacts originating from land and sea are reduced simultaneously. Credit: Arizona State University/Greg Asner

NOAA Fisheries Releases National Seafood Strategy

The strategy highlights the vital services we provide to support the seafood sector and outlines ways we can enhance its resilience in the face of climate change and other stressors.
seafood display case Photo credit: NOAA Fisheries

Training Program Teaches How to Identify Indo-Pacific Corals

NOAA Fisheries’ Coral Species Identification Training Program provides free workshops and resources on how to identify Indo-Pacific corals.
July 24, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Pink white large-polyped with light tentacle tips. Euphyllia paradivisa coral at Tutuila, American Samoa. Credit: Douglas Fenner

Mission on the High Seas: Hawaiian Islands Cetacean and Ecosystem Assessment Survey

A large-scale survey to better understand the populations and habitats of whales, dolphins, and seabirds is kicking off! Join us for the 5-month journey by following along our story map and regular updates.
July 24, 2023 - Feature Story ,
A pod of eight rough-toothed dolphins swim together along the surface of the ocean. Rough-toothed dolphins observed during HICEAS 2017. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Andrea Bendlin (Permit #20311)

Meet Joe Arceneaux, Fisheries Observer Trainer

One of NOAA Fisheries’ first observers in the Pacific Islands region, Joe has spent decades training observers to collect data on our fisheries. 
July 21, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Selfie photo of Joe Arceneaux wearing a hat. Credit: Joe Arceneaux