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  • Mauna Loa Erupting first Since 1984

    Mauna Loa Erupting first Since 1984

    Mauna Loa the worlds largest active volcano and is erupting for the first time since 1984. From USGS website this warning has been issued Alert Level: WARNING, Color Code: RED 2022-11-28 17:20:25 UTC HVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice Volcano: Mauna Loa (VNUM #332020)  Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNINGCurrent Aviation Color Code: RED Issued: Monday, November 28, 2022, 7:20 AM […]

  • A planetary boundary has been exceeded due to PFAS levels in environmental media being ubiquitously above guideline levels

    Abstract: It is hypothesized that environmental contamination by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) defines a separate planetary boundary and that this boundary has been exceeded. This hypothesis is tested by comparing the levels of four selected perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) (i.e., perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorohexanesulfonic acid (PFHxS), and perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA)) in various […]

  • Coral Spawning Hawaii 2022 DLNR Reports

    “There were two spawning periods this year on coral colonies across the islands. One was in April and the other occurred on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. We didn’t see any spawning on Tuesday morning, but they certainly could have spawned earlier in April.”  Spawning was observed in Kīholo Bay, Papa Bay, He‘eia Bay and at […]