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Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

Seventy-five years ago, the United States experienced one of its greatest victories of World War II on Midway Atoll. During the Battle of Midway, we faced an overwhelming enemy, but the immense skill and bravery of the men who fought …

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Your Marine National Monuments are at Risk – Take Action Today!

The United States manages and protects some of the world’s most precious and intact marine ecosystems designated as marine national monuments. Over 7,000 known marine species, 23 seabird species, 30 marine mammal species, 200 coral species, and 25 threatened and …

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The Rodent Situation (Not Your Grandfather’s Mouse)

By Rob Taylor, Restoration Ecologist for the Refuge Association   Spawned from undersea volcanoes and thousands of miles from any continent, the Hawaiian Islands harbor very few indigenous land animals. Once in a while a bird or insect made its …

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Midway Atoll: A Home for Everyone – Birds, Refuge Association Employees and Plants!

One of the oldest breeding wild bird on the planet, calls a national wildlife refuge home. In the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, where Wisdom, a 66-year-old Laysan albatross, has recently returned for the …

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Wildlife Refuges at Risk from Dangerous Amendments to Interior Spending Bill

Today, the House is scheduled to begin debate on more than 130 amendments to the FY17 House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill (HR 5538). While the Interior spending bill does include a $3.5 million increase for the Refuge …

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