Habitat Focus Areas

$1.2 Million in Funding Recommended for NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas

$1.2 Million in Funding Recommended for NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas

NOAA is recommending $1.2 million in funding for habitat restoration in eight Habitat Focus Areas. These new projects will educate coastal residents, restore habitats, and support sustainable fisheries and resilient communities. NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas, which fall under the NOAA Habitat Blueprint, are targeted places where NOAA is partnering to […]

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Relax, Don’t Stress: Health and Potential of West Hawaiʻi Coral Reefs to Recover

Relax, Don’t Stress: Health and Potential of West Hawaiʻi Coral Reefs to Recover

Hawaiʻi’s cherished underwater environment has been wavering between seasons of health and seasons of stress in recent years. Now managers of Hawaiian coral reefs are monitoring vital signs after the NOAA Coral Reef Watch report on the world’s worst coral bleaching and die-off ever recorded, which began in 2014 but is predicted by […]

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