Latest Midway Atoll Stories
Researchers from the University of Hawai'i (UH) and NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries today announced the discovery of an intact "ghost ship" in 2,000 feet of water nearly 20 miles off the coast of Oahu.
Last week, at the age of 62, Wisdom, the world's oldest living wild bird, and her mate hatched a healthy chick at Midway.
A team of scientists and conservationists created a plan to survey the debris field and mark it with satellite-tracked drifting buoys.
A Laysan albatross at least six decades into her life has stumped federal biologists by raising another chick.
A new NOAA report on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI), protected by the PapahÄnaumokuÄkea Marine National Monument, provides the sharpest picture yet of the region's marine life and ecosystems.
A pack of 10 gooney bird chicks - still fuzzy and flightless - flew into Kauai Friday - on a chartered plane. Japanese researchers are set to raise the wild birds and thus get a leg up on saving their country's own endangered golden gooney.
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