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Punahele: A Green Sea Turtle's Journey to "Destination Unknown"

Researchers perform an ultrasound and place a satellite tag on a fertile sea turtle to track her migration in the vast Pacific Ocean.
May 08, 2020 - Research ,
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Field Notes: Partnering to Protect Monk Seals and Sea Turtles in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

The NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette is departing on May 15th for a 27-day research expedition throughout the Hawaiian Islands to support research and recovery of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal and threatened green sea turtle. We will follow their progress and provide updates in these notes from the field.
May 15, 2019 - Research ,
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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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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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Meet the Marine Debris Team

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

A team of experienced divers and scientists voyage to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands to survey and remove marine debris.
September 19, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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Photo Journal: Taking Out Trash

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

Photos from the 2018 field mission to remove marine debris from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
September 12, 2018 - Science Blog ,
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