Hob Osterlund on home, history and Holy Mōlī

It’s another sunny afternoon on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i. A woman with close-cropped sandy hair and sky-colored eyes, clad in a t-shirt and cargo shorts, lies belly-down on a patch of dry pine needles. Camera held to… Read More
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Kauaʻi: Building Noah’s Ark

By Hob Osterlund Founder, Kaua’i Albatross Network Fellow, The Safina Center In the summer of 1979, a Laysan albatross chick launched herself from a bluff on the north shore of Kauaʻi. She looked similar to other young birds… Read More
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Efforts To Save Sea Turtles May Kill Sharks

Eric Gilman, tuna fisheries expert and Safina Center Fellow, has been studying how to reduce the bycatch or incidental catch of ocean animals in tuna longline fisheries for almost two decades. Recently, Eric and several colleagues looked at how… Read More
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