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August 1, 2017

In July 2017 I joined the 100 Island Challenge expedition to the remote, SW islands of Palau. These sparsely populated and rarely visited islands provided us with an opportunity to study another group of oceanic islands in the western Pacific to compare with our findings from the Line Islands. We saw truly spectacular reefs that were a happy counterpoint to the news of death and...

May 25, 2016

Several members of the Smith and Sandin Labs at SIO were recently on Palmyra to document the impacts of the 2016 global coral bleaching event. Good news - things did not look as bad as we had feared!! READ MORE HERE

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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