Posts tagged Ecotourism
Coral Bleaching 2016 - The Update from Maui

If you’ve put a mask on your face and taken a quick look around in the waters around Maui in the last 4 months, you’ve surely noticed the event that all of the world is talking about: the world’s third, and worst, global coral bleaching event.

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Pono Practices: Jim Coon- An Environmental Pioneer for Maui’s Reefs

It’s not easy for anyone to brag about himself or herself. It makes us feel uncomfortable and sometimes it’s hard to have the right perspective when looking back on our own achievements. That’s why I was interested in learning the back-story of Jim Coon, one of Trilogy’s co- founders and a pioneer of ecotourism and pono boating in Hawai’i. 

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Hawai’i’s state mammal- in danger of extinction?

The Hawaiian monk seal is our state mammal, native and found only here in Hawaiian waters. Heartbreakingly, it is extremely rare, with only an estimated 1100 individuals left in the entire population.

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Coral Reef CSI at Olowalu?

Last weekend, Riley Coon, Trilogy’s Director of Operations and Kelly Montenero, Trilogy's Marine Conservation and Education Director, got to learn about how to conduct a coral reef forensics assessment- finding out the “whodunnit” amongst the various threats that corals here in Hawai’i face. 

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