Hawaii prepares plan to help coral recover from bleaching
Australia & the Pacific

Hawaii prepares plan to help coral recover from bleaching

KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials on Thursday, September 8, 2016, proposed a series of steps to fight coral bleaching that’s threatening the state’s reefs, including new marine protected areas, limits on fishing and controlling polluted runoff from land. Hawaii’s ocean temperatures have been rising as greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have increased, forcing corals … Continue reading

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Hawaii prepares plan to help coral recover from bleaching

KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials on Thursday proposed a series of steps to fight coral bleaching that’s threatening the state’s reefs, including new marine protected areas, limits on fishing and controlling polluted runoff from land. Hawaii’s ocean temperatures have been rising as greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have increased, forcing corals to expel algae … Continue reading

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Tsunami advisory for Hawaii, California after Chile quake

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii and part of California’s coast are under tsunami advisories after an 8.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of north Chile. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center had originally issued a watch for Hawaii, saying a tsunami may have been generated by Wednesday’s earthquake. They later downgraded the alert to an advisory, saying that … Continue reading