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Beyond the Aquarium - August 15, 2016
PIPA: Luck favors the prepared

PIPA reefs survive the 2015-16 El Nino ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - August 12, 2016
PIPA: Dead Fish Swimming

The sleek grey shape gliding into a patch of calm water next to our ship confirms the bow lookout's call just a moment before. A shark! If you're a regular to our blog, you've heard many mentions of...

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Beyond the Aquarium - July 28, 2016
PIPA: Paradise Found

When asked what "paradise" looks like, a preconceived image typically pops into one's head. No doubt this image varies quite a bit from person to person, but my definition includes a white, sandy...

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Beyond the Aquarium - July 27, 2016
PIPA: Ahoy from Orona!

Have we arrived in paradise? I think we may have. We are anchored for the second day offshore of Orona. ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - July 25, 2016
PIPA: Sharing a meal

Kanton is the only inhabited area in the Phoenix Island Protected Area (PIPA), but people do not chose to live here for the beach front property. They work for the government of Kiribati and are sent...

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Beyond the Aquarium - July 24, 2016
PIPA: The First Dive

The time has finally come for some members of the crew to start dive missions, as we like to refer to them as. See what they found. ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - July 18, 2016
PIPA: Building our Community

Aboard the sailing school vessel (SSV) Robert C. Seamans, phrases like "punch the monster in the mouth" take on a whole new level of importance and meaning. ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - July 17, 2016
The Phoenix Islands in a post El Nino sea

On July 3, students and staff from Sea Education Association (SEA), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the New England Aquarium (NEAq) set sail aboard the SSV Robert C. Seaman for...

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