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Hawaiian Islands, USA
We are off the coast of Lanaʻi deploying small boats and dive teams studying airbourne and waterborne marine microplastic pollution and local shark diversity and abundance, led by project teams from the National Geographic Society. Learn more about the expedition and check out our social channels for more behind-the-scenes looks at the current research. 1 day 6 hours ago


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From Shore To the Abyss: Exploration of Shark Communities and Microplastic Pollution in the Main Hawaiian Islands

In our second leg of the From Shore to the Abyss program, OET and National Geographic Society are exploring the waters of Maui and Hawaiʻi island while studying sharks and microplastic pollution investigating the intersection of humans and the ocean environment to inform policy and management of this ecosystem.