Hawai’i DAR Makes Move to Support Aquarium Trade

On Friday, April 12, Hawai’i DAR will:

Present a plan to the Board for re-opening West Hawaiʻi to commercial aquarium collection

Ask the Board for permission to entirely rewrite the rule they adopted unanimously so that it allows aquarium collection instead of prohibiting it – all under the guise of “seeking clarification.”

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Endangered Species Day- Act for Pacific Sharks

National Endangered Species Day encourages learning about wildlife habitats and the actions necessary to protect them. The designation of a day to protect critically imperiled species from extinction is important to our ecosystems. As part of the Ocean Health Cooperative, a volunteer-based collective of nuclear engineers, marine biologists, ocean researchers, environmental lawyers, and citizens who work to protect our oceans, we are calling on Japan to desist from their plan to release radiation contaminated wastewater in the Pacific. We are joined by 10 Ocean artivists to make an international statement for the ocean, Pacific marine wildlife and ecosystems.

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