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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

Editor’s Note: The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 will be the first major international conservation event held in the United States in decades, and the decisions made there will have …

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It Takes a Nation to Save the Hawaiian Monk Seal

In 2012, the Conservation Council for Hawai‘i (CCH) was focusing on the endangered palila bird on Mauna Kea, imperiled shearwaters and petrels on Kaua‘i, and invasive miconia plants on O‘ahu …

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

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Another Hawaiian Monk Seal is Found Dead on Kaua‘i

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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Celebrate Garden for Wildlife Month