News items about HIMB staff.

June 10, 2021
Photo Credit Dr. Chris Wall

Cracking The Code of Coral Reef Resilience

The Coral Resilience Lab (continuing the legacy of Ruth Gates) are using selective breeding in corals to speed up natural evolutionary processes and better understand if heat […]
May 22, 2021
Aeʻo waterbird

Indigenous Practices Could Assist Endangered Waterbird Recovery

Kawika Winter, HIMB, NERR Professor of Aina Studies discusses lo’i (wetland taro fields) providing waterbird habitat For full story see University of Hawaiʻi News
April 27, 2020

Voice of the Sea: Hanauma Bay

HIMB researcher, Dr. Ku’ulei Rodgers and her lab’s research in Hanauma Bay are featured in the most recent Voice of the Sea broadcast.  To read more on the […]
April 8, 2020

Genetic Structure is Stronger Across Human-Impacted Habitats than Among Islands in the Coral Porites lobata

A new study by Kaho Tisthammer, Zac Forsman, Rob Toonen, and Robert Richmond was recently published in PeerJ. Their paper focused on how human-induced environmental stressors […]
February 14, 2020

HIMB and Partners Gather to Discuss Hawaii Coral Bleaching and Restoration

View proceedings from a two day symposium at HIMB that brought scientists and resource managers together to explore future conservation strategies. Click here for the full […]
January 16, 2020
Galapagos shark

Shark Study: Old Fishing Hooks Remain Threat to Sharks

HIMB’s Carl Meyer and team of researchers find startling data off an eight-year tiger shark study in French Polynesia. The study shows the severe impacts faced […]
November 25, 2019

Reef Halos on PBS and BBC

Research from HIMB’s Elizabeth Madin Lab on reef halos was featured on PBS’s and BBC’s new documentary series, “Life from Above” (PBS) and “Earth from Space” […]
November 13, 2019

Have scientists discovered three new species of fish vital to UAE’s reefs?

A group study, including HIMB’s Jacob Johansen, has led to the discovery of three potential new species of fish found in the UAE’s coral reefs. To […]