April 2015

 

Seabirds at sea

28.04.2015 in Education

Catherine looking for seabirds near the ice, photo by Alex Andrews   Why study seabirds at sea? Catherine Pham is a student at Hawai’i Pacific University. She studies seabirds, but with a special twist… Catherine does all her research from a boat, trying to figure out what seabirds are up…

Invasive Species

19.04.2015 in Education

Least Auklet and Rat (above) © Ian Jones   What is an invasive species? An introduced species, also called an alien or exotic species, is any species not native (or original) to an ecosystem. An introduced species that significantly changes or disrupts an ecosystem and presents a threat to the…