Conservation Council for Hawai'i

Pōanuenue (moon rainbow) in Kōhala. Photo by Ethan Tweedie, BIVB

Highlighting Indigenous Kinship with Nature

The upcoming International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s World Conservation Congress (#IUCNCongress) in September is our opportunity to share with other global citizens our amazing islands. WCC, long …

Tiger shark in Hawai'i. Photo by Christopher McDonough

Affiliate of the Week: Conservation Council for Hawai‘i

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

Manu O Kū in flight. Photo by Eric VanderWerf

Manu O Kū: Celebrating Wildlife in Honolulu’s Urban Center

This month the National Wildlife Federation has joined with our Hawai‘i state affiliate, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i and several of our key conservation partners, to sponsor the inaugural Manu O …

The traditional Hawaiian land concept of ahupua‘a (from the mountain to the sea) forms the basis for biocultural conservation approaches today. Limahuli Garden and Preserve on Kauai is a living example of this where conservation programs extend from the community-managed subsistence near-shore fishery to the top of the cloud forest where fenced areas and predator-control programs protect endangered sea birds during nesting season. Photo courtesy of National Tropical Botanical Garden

The Olympics of the Conservation World: Coming to Hawai‘i

Do not let anyone tell you that dreams do not come true – this is a story about a dream that came true and that can change the future for …

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Planet at the Crossroads

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It Takes a Nation to Save the Hawaiian Monk Seal

Hawaiian monk seal in its native habitat. Vanderlip.

Conservation Council for Hawai‘i Named NWF Affiliate of the Year

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Building a National Constituency for America’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal

Considered the most endangered marine mammal found only in U.S. waters and one of the rarest marine mammals in the world, the Hawaiian monk seal needs citizens from across the …

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Another Hawaiian Monk Seal is Found Dead on Kaua‘i

The illegal, intentional killing of endangered Hawaiian monk seals unfortunately continues with yet another found dead on a northeastern beach on Kaua‘i. Known to researchers as RA16 and nicknamed “Noho,” …

Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal & Pup (Photo: US Fish & Wildlife Service)

A New Danger for the Hawaiian Monk Seal

After Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring in 1962, people rallied against the use of DDT as an insecticide because of the threat it posed to Bald Eagles and other birds. …

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