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Plastic pollution in the Pacific worse than anticipated

Plastic pollution in the Pacific worse than anticipated

Hawaii Pacific University students participated in research to help further understand the plight of plastic pollution in the Pacific ocean. In August 2015, during the largest plastic assessment expedition in history, The Ocean Cleanup Foundation discovered more plastic marine debris than anticipated as HPU marine biology student Dave…

Plastic pollution in the Pacific worse than anticipated

Plastic pollution in the Pacific worse than anticipated

Hawaii Pacific University students participated in research to help further understand the plight of plastic pollution in the Pacific ocean. In August 2015, during the largest plastic assessment expedition in history, The Ocean Cleanup Foundation discovered more plastic marine debris than anticipated as HPU marine biology student Dave…

Crown-of-Thorns Threatens Hawaiian Reefs

Crown-of-Thorns Threatens Hawaiian Reefs

There’s a predator in Hawaii’s waters and it poses a serious threat. No, it’s not sharks; it’s a starfish, and a very thorny one at that. The crown-of-thorns starfish is a predatory species of starfish that feeds on coral polyps found in coral reefs, like the ones in…

Yellow Tang: The First of Many

Yellow Tang: The First of Many

Yellow tang are popular in the aquarium trade and nearly all of them sold in pet shops are…

A Spectacular Discovery: Biofluorescent Honu in Solomon Islands

A Spectacular Discovery: Biofluorescent Honu in Solomon Islands

Under the tropical waves of the Solomon Islands on July 31, 2015, night divers Markus Reymann and David…

HPU Psychology Symposium

HPU Psychology Symposium

The HPU Psychology Department held their second fall 2014 psychology symposium on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The guest…

Taking care of Mother Earth

Taking care of Mother Earth

On April 22, 1970 Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day in hopes to educate the public and raise…

Adding new value to traveling – Science Pub addresses crowdsourcing

Adding new value to traveling – Science Pub addresses crowdsourcing

Most people love to travel. Being introduced to new places and cultures is an exciting experience no matter…

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