Indigenous practices can assist recovery of endangered waterbirds

A team of interdisciplinary researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Kamehameha Schools published evidence that indigenous practices in Hawaii expand waterbird habit in the face of rising seas. HIMB's Kawika Winter, Associate Professor of Aina Sciences and Heeia NERR Reserve Manager co-authored the paper published in Anthopocene.
July 18, 2022

Coral Reef Ecologist, Dr. Ku`ulei Rodgers, Mentioned in The New York Times Article, “Did Nature Heal During the Pandemic ‘Anthropause’?”

The New York Times, first published July 16, 2022 In March 2020, Hawaii’s Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, a popular snorkeling destination, closed and remained shuttered for […]
July 14, 2022

National Geographic Docuseries Features UH Shark Scientists (from HIMB)

UH News, first published on July 12, 2022 The majority of shark research content is narrated and led by male scientists, and enthusiasts. The focus of […]
July 6, 2022

Humpback Whales May Steer Clear of Hawai’i Due to Climate Change

UH News, first published on July 3, 2022 Humpback whales may one day avoid Hawaiian waters due to climate change and rising greenhouse gasses, according the […]