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Historical Reconstruction Reveals Recovery in Hawaiian Coral Reefs

  • John N. Kittinger mail,

    jkittinger@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Department of Geography, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, United States of America, Program in Ecology, Conservation and Pathogen Biology, National Science Foundation Integrated Graduate Education, Research and Training (IGERT), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, United States of America

    Current address: Stanford University, Center for Ocean Solutions, Woods Institute for the Environment, Monterey, California, United States of America

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  • John M. Pandolfi,

    Affiliation: Centre for Marine Science, School of Biological Sciences, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Jonathan H. Blodgett,

    Affiliation: Centre for Marine Science, School of Biological Sciences, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Terry L. Hunt,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, United States of America

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  • Hong Jiang,

    Affiliation: Department of Geography, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, United States of America

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  • Kepā Maly,

    Affiliation: Kumu Pono Associates, LLC, Lāna‘i City, Hawai‘i, United States of America

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  • Loren E. McClenachan,

    Affiliation: Earth to Ocean Research Group, Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Jennifer K. Schultz,

    Affiliations: Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai‘i, Kāne‘ohe, Hawai‘i, United States of America, Program in Ecology, Conservation and Pathogen Biology, National Science Foundation Integrated Graduate Education, Research and Training (IGERT), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, United States of America

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  • Bruce A. Wilcox

    Affiliations: Office of Public Health Studies, Global Health Program, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, United States of America, Program in Ecology, Conservation and Pathogen Biology, National Science Foundation Integrated Graduate Education, Research and Training (IGERT), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, United States of America

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  • Published: October 03, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025460
  • Published in PLOS ONE

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 07 Oct 2011 at 21:14 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Bits of Science
Title: “Quick recovery of coral reefs possible | Bits Of Science”
http://www.bitsofscience....

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “Decline and recovery of coral reefs linked to 700 years of human and environmental activity”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 14 Oct 2011 at 18:41 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Sun Herald
Title: “15th century Hawaiians worked to preserve reefs, study finds - Love & Relationships - SunHerald.com”
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Publication: Fish Channel
Title: “Scientists Reconstruct Coral Decline and Recovery Timeline for Hawaiian Chain”
http://www.fishchannel.co...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 10 Feb 2012 at 22:31 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: CO2 Science
Title: “Recovery of Coral Reef Ecosystems after Degradation by Humans”
http://www.co2science.org...

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