Tag Archives: Midway Atoll

Taking Out Trash

by Kevin O’Brien A friend of mine from Idaho just said to me, “you know, it’s good to have a job that lets you make piles.” I smiled immediately because I totally agree with him. He said, “There’s nothing like … Continue reading

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Mission at Kure Atoll focused on study of effects of climate change and ocean acidification

By Chip Young To be working in Honolulu one day and then be scuba diving to conduct coral reef research in one of the world’s most remote atolls by the next morning is a surreal experience. Such a swift change … Continue reading

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The final count: team removes 14 metric tons of marine debris from Midway Atoll

By Kevin O’Brien Members of the marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) returned to Honolulu on April 19 from a 21-day marine debris survey and removal effort at Midway Atoll. Since the last blog update … Continue reading

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Update from Midway Atoll: team removes Japan tsunami boat, 9 metric tons of marine debris

By Kevin O’Brien Staff members of the marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) are near the end of a 21-day mission to survey and remove marine debris at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. As … Continue reading

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Team starts marine debris mission at Midway Atoll

By Mark Manuel The marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division on March 28 began a 21-day mission during which they will remove and survey marine debris in nearshore waters and on beaches at Midway Atoll, a … Continue reading

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