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The Bush Administration is reviewing the Northwestern
Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve established by
President Clinton, the largest marine reserve
in the U.S. and second largest in the world. The measures established
to protect the Reserve may be changed. For more information see the
following web sites:
- Information and reports on 'A
Search for the Truth: Impacts of the Executive Orders Establishing
the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve in
the Context of the "Review" of the Executive Orders."'
on the KAHEA web site.
- Ocean Action
Alert: Help Protect the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reefs
on the Action
Network web site.
(also the Hawaiian
for general state-wide events)
International Conference on Marine Ornamentals
(Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Nov. 2001)
Past News & Events
Indo-Pacific Fish Conference
(Durban, South Africa, May 2001)
- International Biodiversity Observation
The purpose of IBOY is to raise public awareness about the
consequences of the loss of biodiversity and to further advance scientific
understanding of biodiversity issues. The initiative intends to enhance the
longer-term goals of the DIVERSITAS
program through the advancement of existing projects as well as the
establishment of new short-term projects.
President Clinton creates the Northwestern
Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, the largest marine reserve
in the U.S. and second largest in the world.. The
President has initiated a 30-day period during which the public may
submit written comments on his proposal to make the reserve
preservation areas permanent. Public
meetings will be held throughout Hawai'i and comments
will be accepted until Jan. 8, 2001. You may also want to review
previous public comments posted at the National
Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution.
Hawai'i Coral Reef
Network helps to install Pin Moorings at Pu'u Olai
Conference on Coral Reefs and Marine Tourism (Bali, Indonesia, Dec.
on Tagging and Tracking Marine Fish with Electronic Devices
February 7-11, 2000)
Conference 2000 (Honolulu, Hawai'i, February 21-24, 2000)
International Symposium on Deep Sea Corals: Science and
Conservation of Deep Sea Corals (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 30
July - 2 August, 2000)
International Coral Reef Symposium (Bali, Indonesia. Oct., 2000)
International Conference on Marine Ornamentals (Kona, Hawai'i, Nov. 1999)