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Hawaiian Monk Seal Rehab and Recovery

NOAA scientists work with partners to rehabilitate endangered Hawaiian monk seals in an effort to recover the species.
May 17, 2019 - Podcast ,
NOAA scientists transport a juvenile monk seal for potential rehabilitation.

Ten Ways We Can Help Hawaiian Monk Seals

Our veterinarian and field teams work to rescue pups, treat injuries, and sometimes even remove eels!
December 10, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Seal with an eel in its nose

Three’s A Crowd: NOAA Dehooks Several Seals in Two-Month Span

NOAA Successfully Dehooks Three Monk Seals in Recent Months.
November 14, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Fish hook with line and pliers removed from monk seal.

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

Hawaiian Monk Seal With Several Ingested Hooks Returned to Wild

NOAA Fisheries calls on shoreline fishermen to help prevent monk seal hookings.
October 19, 2018 - Feature Story ,
A fisherman demonstrates responsible fishing by keeping his line up until the seal swims away