Charles Littnan

By Charles Littnan, Lead Scientist of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program, NOAA Fisheries The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the oldest species of seal on the planet, having resided in the tropical waters of the Hawaiian archipelago for millions of years.  But their tenure in paradise is perilously close to its end.  In...

By Charles Littnan, Lead Scientist of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program, NOAA Fisheries The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the oldest species of seal on the planet, having resided in the tropical waters of the Hawaiian archipelago for millions of years.  But their tenure in paradise is perilously close to its end.  In...

By Charles Littnan, Lead Scientist of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program, NOAA Fisheries The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the oldest species of seal on the planet, having resided in the tropical waters of the Hawaiian archipelago for millions of years.  But their tenure in paradise is perilously close to its end.  In...