Approximately 8,000-12,000 of the North Pacific humpback whale stock visits the shallow waters of the Hawaiian Islands seasonally to breed. During this time, mature males produce an elaborate acoustic display known as “song,” which becomes the dominant source of ambient underwater sound between December and April. Following reports […]
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Biologist and cultural practitioner Sam Ohu Gon III reveals the true Hawaii, a place much more than beaches and mai tais. In these islands, there is a message for the world. Senior Scientist […]
The humpback whale calf is so new that its dorsal fin and tail flukes appear soft and flimsy,and its mother is still excreting blood, while sometimes supporting the calf on her back. The rare video minutes after birth was captured by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Marine […]
This is some great footage of a Gulper Eel in action in the deep sea off the northern Hawaii coast. The live coverage by the Nautilus scientists is awesome!
The Florida legislation will go into effect in 2021 in an effort to protect the world’s third-largest barrier reef ecosystem. The planet’s coral reefs are in trouble. Like many organisms and habitats, they are suffering from a number of assaults courtesy of modern humankind. One such adverse contribution […]