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Marine Protected Areas are Proven Successful

In an article by NOAA, Marine Protected Areas are proven to be a success: “A recent study by NOAA and the State of Hawaii on the effectiveness of marine protected areas(MPAs) in Hawaii, found that coral reef fish populations in areas fully protected from fishing had higher fish biomass, larger overall fish size, and higher biodiversity than […]

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World Ocean Day is Today!

Celebrate the Ocean!  If you have time, check out the Waikiki Aquarium, where they will be hosting all kinds of activities in celebration of World Ocean Day! Also check out this cool video about the ocean by NOAA: http://oceantoday.noaa.gov/ Activities at the Waikiki Aquarium include: State’s Storm Water Management Program, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. […]

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What does turbidity mean?

As defined on NOAA’s National Ocean Service Education website, turbidity is “essentially a measurement of how cloudy or clear the water is, or, in other words, how easily light can be transmitted through it.” To learn more about turbidity, visit the NOAA page about Turbidity.

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