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Monk Seal

The Extraordinary Life of a Lonely Seal

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Terrie M. Williams

Two weeks ago I turned 8 years old. That's prime adulthood in Hawaiian monk seal years. And as most adults are want to do I took stock of my life. This year there seemed scant reason for a celebratory "wahooo." I'm endangered.

Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal's Suspicious Death Sparks Investigation

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.04.2014 | Green

An endangered Hawaiian monk seal was found bludgeoned to death on the Northeast coast of Kauai on November 30, and federal and state authorities have ...

Endangered Seal Pup Found Dead After Apparent Dog Attack

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green

Authorities have launched an investigation after a Hawaiian monk seal pup was found dead and four others injured, including the deceased pup's mother,...

Cuts Threaten Future of Critically Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal (VIDEO)

Trisha Kehaulani Watson | Posted 04.26.2014 | Green
Trisha Kehaulani Watson

There are less than 1,200 Hawaiian monk seals left in the world. Without intervention and sufficient help, within a generation, the species could be extinct. For one of only two warm water seals left on earth, that would be a sad end.

Rare Monk Seal Pup Is Born On Hawaii Beach, Entire State Dies From Cuteness

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Forget the first baby born in 2014, Hawaii is all abuzz about the first monk seal pup born in the new year. The Hawaiian monk seal is the second-m...

The Extraordinary Life Of Kamilo The Monk Seal (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

Kamilo is a 6-month-old Hawaiian monk seal, and what an eventful 6 months it has been. Last week, Kamilo made national headlines after biting two ...

Gabriela Aoun

This Hawaiian Monk Seal Is In Time Out For Biting | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green

Kamilo the Hawaiian Monk Seal is in time out. Just like many preschoolers, it seems he confused biting with playing. His chosen playmates? Two tri...

Latest Death of Hawaiian Monk Seal a Troubling Sign for This Rare Marine Mammal

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

When so much is at risk, the way forward must be vigilance from the community local and afar to respect Hawaiian monk seals and ensure their survival. We must all be part of that effort -- and halting these killings is an important first step.