One of hundreds of shoes that have washed ashore in Papahānaumokuākea.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 Just above high-tide line where a variety of marine debris has collected.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 Juvenile boobies use the broken National Wildlife Refuge sign as a perch on Southeast Island.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 An endangered Laysan Finch among scattered marine debris.  (Pearl and Hermes Atoll)
 Some of the seas and skies encountered while boating around the atoll during a multiple-month science field season.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 A young Hawaiian monk seal learning how to be a seal in the shallows of Eastern Island.  ( Midway Atoll )
 Wildlife encounters in the Hawaiian monk seal field camp: noddy terns perch, and poop on, every possible surface (upper left), black-footed albatross chicks nest in the sand on the shoreline (upper right), an endangered Laysan finch invades the kitchen tent (lower left), and two Hawaiian monk seals rest in the entrance of the office tent (lower right).  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 A white tern resting on a styrofoam buoy.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 A juvenile Hawaiian monk seal sleeps near a massive marine debris buoy that washed ashore on Seal-Kittery Island.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 A yearling Hawaiian monk seal sleeps with marine debris bottles.  (Pearl and Hermes)
 Growing larger, this Hawaiian monk seal pup calls for another meal of its mother's milk.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 Ghost nets damage coral by drifting and catching on reefs. They also become dangerous entanglement hazards to local wildlife.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 A young Hawaiian monk seal sleeps half-submerged in the calm lagoon of Southeast Island.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 A Hawaiian monk seal peacefully asleep in the lagoon on Southeast Island.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
 Black-footed albatross mates dance in a orchestrated routine after reuniting on the beach.  ( Pearl and Hermes Atoll )
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