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Canopy water content is the most sensitive physiological measure of giant sequoia susceptibility to drought.
A new approach allows for mapping Rapid Ohia Death in Hawaii’s last remaining native forests.
A spectral basis for detection, mapping, and monitoring the spread of Rapid Ohia Death in Hawaiian forests.
KONA, Hawaii — Hawaiian lawmakers are considering a ban on some popular sunscreens to try to protect coral reefs.
Researchers found that oxybenzone, a UV filtering ingredient commonly found in lotions, harms the coral. Up to 14,000 tons of sunscreen wind up in coral reef areas of the ocean every year, and scientists say that contributes to the ecosystem’s damage.
The Big Island of Hawaii’s pristine coastline is home to one of the state’s largest coral reefs, a miles-long stretch that scientists say is dying at an alarming rate.