Actions that we're excited about
Sharks are a good sign of a healthy ocean environment, and the Reef Guardians California research vessel has been quite busy this year from sharks to reef studies along the California coastline.
USGS, NOAA, DLNR and Terry Lilley of Reef Guardians have been researching diseases in local turtles, working hard in the field to observe and gather blood and tissue samples of those animals who call the North Shore home.
Kauai's Rare Hawksbill Turtle!
The newly identified Honu'ea or Hawksbill Sea Turtle, discovered at Reef Guardians Coral Reef Kids Camp by Reef Camp teacher Brianna Smith and her "pod" of explorers, has been named after the boy with the documenting camera. Aloha Sawyer! Thank you to everyone who voted.
Hawaiian hawksbills are one of the most rare and endangered populations in the world.