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Here Comes the Store 8 March 2022

Here Comes the Store

Buy your CTAHR gear while the bank’s still open

Need to buy logo’d CTAHR Something for yourself or staff? Come Together and Oh! Darling please don’t delay, Because the close of Fiscal Year 2021-22 will be here sooner than you think. The Office of Communication Services has just the right regalia for Her Majesty, the Sun King and other royalty in your department – even Mean Mr. Mustard and Polyethene Pam. So without further ado, here’s what’s for sale in our Octopus’ Garden:

Owl Right! 19 June 2020

Owl Right!

On June 30, NREM grad student will discuss endemic, endangered pueo

You may have been lucky enough to see a pueo swooping by at dusk, when these endangered endemic owls like to hunt. But their numbers are declining, and not enough is known about them to help their recovery. Laura Luther, M.S. candidate in Natural Resources and Environmental Management, defends her master’s thesis, “Factors Influencing the Distribution of the Hawaiian Short-eared Owl (Pueo).” 

Taking Home a Bronze 15 June 2020

Taking Home a Bronze

Voice of the Sea episode about CTAHR wins a Telly Award

The Hawai’i Sea Grant center was awarded a Bronze Telly Award for educational institution programming for its episode on some CTAHR programs and faculty. This episode of Voice of the Sea explores traditional farming practices, indigenous plants, and chemicals in the aquatic environment and their effects on food fishes.

Runoff and Hawaiʻi Coral 10 June 2020

Runoff and Hawaiʻi Coral

Master’s thesis investigates the human impact on native soft octocoral

How are humans impacting the amazing corals in the ocean with runoff and other stressors? Find out at Anita Tsang’s defense of her master’s thesis proposal, “Using an endemic Hawaiian soft coral, Sarcothelia edmondsoni, as a bioindicator of freshwater input and anthropogenic influence.”

“Closing the Poop Loop” 1 June 2020

“Closing the Poop Loop”

Can human waste composting improve the environment and public health?

A new study by agro-ecologists Gavin McNicol and Rebecca Ryals shows how off-site composting of human waste is a full-cycle sanitation solution that increases safety, sustainability, even jobs. It also reduces greenhouse gas emissions and waste-borne illnesses—all while producing an effective fertilizer for agriculture.

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