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Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle Results

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A Continuation of Motherload: The Story of a Fertile Turtle in the Hawaiian Islands

This past March, researchers with NOAA's Marine Turtle Biology and Assessment Program located a fertile female Hawaiian green sea turtle using ultrasound, and put a satellite tag on her to see where she would migrate to lay her eggs. This is the
June 14, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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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 ,
The team pulls a large mass of nets into the boat near the barrier reef at Midway Atoll.

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 ,
Marine debris along the shoreline in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

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 ,
Aerial image of the team removing derelict fishing nets from the reef at Midway Atoll

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 ,
Marine debris along the shore at Midway Atoll

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 ,
Small boat transports marine debris (Photo: NOAA Fisheries/Steven Gnam)

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 ,
Derelict fishing nets are craned onboard the NOAA Ship Sette to transport back to Honolulu

Wrapping Up Marine Debris Operations at Pearl and Hermes Atoll

The marine debris team cleans up 52,000 pounds of derelict fishing nets from miles of reef.
October 19, 2018 - Science Blog ,
Aerial view of the sand berm at the north end of Pearl and Hermes Atoll.

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 ,
Kristen Kelly clears derelict fishing net from the reef at Pearl and Hermes Atoll

Marine Debris Training Continued: Surf Zone Rescues, Net Monsters, and Flipping Boats

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine Debris Mission 2018

The marine debris team practices ocean safety drills and towboarding underwater.
October 01, 2018 - Science Blog ,
Diver cuts the hauser line underwater.